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Study Title and Description

Comparison of psyllium hydrophilic mucilloid and cellulose as adjuncts to a prudent diet in the treatment of 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 Comparison of psyllium hydrophilic mucilloid and cellulose as adjuncts to a prudent diet in the treatment of mild to moderate hypercholesterolemia.
Author Levin EG., Miller VT., Muesing RA., Stoy DB., Balm TK., LaRosa JC.
Country Lipid Research Clinic, George Washington Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037.
Year 1990
Numbers Pubmed ID: 2203322

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Extraction Form: Fiber Database
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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 States
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What was the study design? Randomized Controlled Trial (parallel)
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Was the study blinded? double blind
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Study diet type Isocaloric/Maintenance
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Level of feeding control for dietary intervention Subjects all instructed to follow AHA Step I diet during run-in, and then asked to maintain that diet while taking provided intervention or placebo
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Sample size 62
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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 ~50.75
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Study population, age range in years 31-70
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Study Population, mean BMI, kg/m2 ~25.56
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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) ~81
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Fiber 1-type Psyllium Hydrophilic Mucilloid (Metamucil)
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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) 10.2g
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Fiber 1- dose 2 (g) -
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Fiber 1-Duration of intervention 16 weeks
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Fiber 1-how was the fiber administered? Powder
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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- 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? Placebo, a bulk fiber purified from cellulose
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Comparator 1-dose NR
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Comparator 1-duration of comparator intervention 16 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 3- what was the comparator used in the intervention? -
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Comparator 4- what was the comparator used in the intervention? -
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Comparator 4-how was the comparator administered to participants? -
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