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Experiences with three different fiber supplements in weight reduction.



Key Questions Addressed
1 Is this an intervention study?
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Primary Publication Information
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TitleData
Title Experiences with three different fiber supplements in weight reduction.
Author Birketvedt GS., Shimshi M., Erling T., Florholmen J.
Country Laboratory of Gastroenterology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway. gsb42nor@aol.com
Year 2005
Numbers Pubmed ID: 15614200

Secondary Publication Information
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Extraction Form: Fiber 4.1
Arms
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Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
pubyear 2005
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country Norway
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design Randomized Controlled Trial (parallel)
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blindness Double blind
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diet Isocaloric/Maintenance
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feedcontrol Food partially provided
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sampsize 176
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runin Unspecified
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washout Not applicable
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dosechange No
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age_adult 1
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age_adol 1
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age_child
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age_baby
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age_infant
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age_oth
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age_mean ~38.4
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age_range 19-60
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bmi_mean NR
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bmi_range NR
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blhealth_healthy 1
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blhealth_hyperlip
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blhealth_diab
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blhealth_hyperten
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blhealth_digest
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blhealth_met
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blhealth_oth 1
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blhealth_othspec overweight
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gender NR
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ftype1 Combination/Mixture
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descrip1_1 Glucomannan
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descrip1_2 Guar gum and Alginate
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dose1_1 4.32
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dose1_2 0.9, 0.9
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duration1 5 weeks
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admin1 Tablet
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ftype2 Glucomannan
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descrip2_1 glucomannan
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descrip2_2
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dose2_1 1.240
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dose2_2
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duration2 5 weeks
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admin2 Tablet
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ftype3 Combination/Mixture
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descrip3_1 Glucommanan
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descrip3_2 Guar gum
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dose3_1 .420
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dose3_2 .420
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duration3 5 weeks
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admin3 Tablet
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ftype4
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descrip4_1
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descrip4_2
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dose4_1
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dose4_2
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duration4
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admin4
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comparator1 Placebo
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cdose1 0
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cduration1
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cadmin1 Tablet
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comparator2
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cdose2
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cduration2
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cadmin2
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comparator3
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cdose3
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cduration3
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cadmin3
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comparator4
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cdose4
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