William B. Parsons Jr., M.D.
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To determine the effects of a "prudent diet" and small dosage of aluminum nicotinate (AIN), alone and combined, 60 hypercholesteremic outpatients were studied in a 12-week placebo period and 24 weeks of therapy; the patients were randomized as follows—group A, diet + placebo; group B, diet + AIN; group C, diet + placebo (12 weeks), then diet + AIN (12 weeks); group D, AIN alone (12 weeks), then diet + AIN (12 weeks). Aluminum nicotinate dosage was 0.5 g, three times daily. The diet contained approximately 23% calories as fat, 62% as carbohydrate, with ratio of polyunsaturated to saturated fatty
Parsons WB. Effects of Aluminum Nicotinate and "Prudent Diet" in Hypercholesteremic Individuals.. Ann Intern Med. 1969;70:1102–1103. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-70-5-1102_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(5):1102-1103.
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