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Lactulose in the treatment of symptomatic diverticular disease: a comparative study with high-fibre diet.



Key Questions Addressed
1 Is this a fiber intervention study?
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Primary Publication Information
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TitleData
Title Lactulose in the treatment of symptomatic diverticular disease: a comparative study with high-fibre diet.
Author Smits BJ., Whitehead AM., Prescott P.
Country Department of Gastroenterology, Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry.
Year 1990
Numbers Pubmed ID: 2169839

Secondary Publication Information
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Extraction Form: Fiber Database
Arms
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Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
Year of Publication 1990
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Country of Publication United Kingdom
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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 Unspecified
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Level of feeding control for dietary intervention one group: food partially provided; one group: food recommended through nutrition counseling
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Sample size 43
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Is there a run-in period? No
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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 ~59.5
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Study population, age range in years 41-70
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Study Population, mean BMI, kg/m2 NR
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Study population, BMI Range, kg/m2 -
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Baseline health status diverticular disease
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Gender (% male) ~34
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Fiber 1-type Dietary Fiber
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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) 30-40
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Fiber 1- dose 2 (g) -
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Fiber 1-Duration of intervention 12 weeks
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Fiber 1-how was the fiber administered? Diet
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Fiber 2-type -
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Fiber 2-if combination was selected for fiber type, 1st fiber type in combination -
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Fiber 2- dose 1 (g) -
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Fiber 2- dose 2 (g) -
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Fiber 2-Duration of intervention -
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Fiber 2-how was the fiber administered? -
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Fiber 3-type -
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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) -
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Fiber 3- dose 2 (g) -
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Fiber 3-Duration of intervention -
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Fiber 3-how was the fiber administered? -
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Fiber 4-type -
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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? Lactulose
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Comparator 1-dose NR
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Comparator 1-duration of comparator intervention 12 weeks
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Comparator 1-how was the comparator administered to participants? Beverage
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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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