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Study Title and Description

Hypocholesterolemic effects of different bulk-forming hydrophilic fibers as adjuncts to dietary therapy in mild to moderate hypercholesterolemia.



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1 Is this a fiber intervention study?
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Primary Publication Information
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Title Hypocholesterolemic effects of different bulk-forming hydrophilic fibers as adjuncts to dietary therapy in mild to moderate hypercholesterolemia.
Author Anderson JW., Floore TL., Geil PB., O'Neal DS., Balm TK.
Country Metabolic Research Group, University of Kentucky, Lexington.
Year 1991
Numbers Pubmed ID: 1872664

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Extraction Form: Fiber Database
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Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
Year of Publication 1991
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Country of Publication United States
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What was the study design? Randomized Controlled Trial (parallel)
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Was the study blinded? unspecified
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Study diet type AHA diet recommendation
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Level of feeding control for dietary intervention Dietary guidance with supplement provided
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Sample size 105
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Is there a run-in period? Yes
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Is there a washout period? Not applicable
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Did the administered fiber dose change over the course of the study? No
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What is the age of the population (categorical)? Adults (20+ Years)
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Study population, mean age in years ~52.5
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Study population, age range in years 33-70
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Study Population, mean BMI, kg/m2 ~25.1
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Study population, BMI Range, kg/m2 -
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Baseline health status Hyperlipidemia/hypercholesterolemia
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Gender (% male) ~54
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Fiber 1-type Psyllium
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Fiber 1-if combination was selected for fiber type, 1st fiber type in combination -
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Fiber 1-if combination was selected for fiber type, 2nd fiber type in combination -
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Fiber 1- dose 1 (g) 10.2
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Fiber 1- dose 2 (g) -
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Fiber 1-Duration of intervention 8 weeks
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Fiber 1-how was the fiber administered? Powder
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Fiber 2-type Methylcellulose
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Fiber 2-if combination was selected for fiber type, 1st fiber type in combination -
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Fiber 2-if combination was selected for fiber type, 2nd fiber type in combination -
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Fiber 2- dose 1 (g) 6
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Fiber 2- dose 2 (g) -
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Fiber 2-Duration of intervention 8 weeks
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Fiber 2-how was the fiber administered? Powder
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Fiber 3-type Calcium Polycarbophil
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Fiber 3-if combination was selected for fiber type, 1st fiber type in combination -
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Fiber 3-if combination was selected for fiber type, 2nd fiber type in combination -
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Fiber 3- dose 1 (g) 5
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Fiber 3- dose 2 (g) -
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Fiber 3-Duration of intervention 8 weeks
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Fiber 3-how was the fiber administered? Tablet
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Fiber 4-type -
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Fiber 4-if combination was selected for fiber type, 1st fiber type in combination -
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Fiber 4-if combination was selected for fiber type, 2nd fiber type in combination -
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Fiber 4- dose 1 (g) -
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Fiber 4- dose 2 (g) -
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Fiber 4-Duration of intervention -
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Fiber 4-how was the fiber administered? -
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Comparator 1- what was the comparator used in the intervention? Placebo, microcrystalline cellulose
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Comparator 1-dose 0
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Comparator 1-duration of comparator intervention 8 weeks
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Comparator 1-how was the comparator administered to participants? Powder
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Comparator 2- what was the comparator used in the intervention? -
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Comparator 2-dose -
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Comparator 2-duration of comparator intervention -
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Comparator 2-how was the comparator administered to participants? -
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Comparator 3- what was the comparator used in the intervention? -
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Comparator 3-dose -
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Comparator 3-duration of comparator intervention -
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Comparator 3-how was the comparator administered to participants? -
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Comparator 4- what was the comparator used in the intervention? -
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Comparator 4-dose -
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Comparator 4-duration of comparator intervention -
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Comparator 4-how was the comparator administered to participants? -
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