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Dietary Effects on Lipoproteins and Thrombogenic Activity (DELTA)

This study has been completed.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Identifier:
First received: October 27, 1999
Last updated: August 11, 2014
Last verified: August 2014
To evaluate the effects of carefully controlled diets on lipoproteins and clotting factors in different demographic groups.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cardiovascular Diseases Coronary Disease Coronary Heart Disease Risk Reduction Heart Diseases Hyperlipoproteinemia Myocardial Ischemia Thrombosis Behavioral: diet, fat-restricted Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment

Further study details as provided by University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill:

Enrollment: 189
Study Start Date: September 1992
Study Completion Date: May 1995
Primary Completion Date: May 1995 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Men and women with low HDL and/or high triglyceride levels and/or high insulin levels.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00000538

Sponsors and Collaborators
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
OverallOfficial: Patricia Elmer University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute
OverallOfficial: Henry Ginsberg Columbia University
OverallOfficial: Penny Kris-Etherton Penn State University
OverallOfficial: Paul Roheim Louisiana State University Medical Center
  More Information

Phillips KM, Tarrago-Trani MT, Grove TM, Grun I, Lugogo R, Harris RF, Stewart KK. Simplified gravimetric determination of total fat in food composites after chloroform-methanol extraction. Journal of American Oil Chemists' Society 74(2): 137-142, 1997.
Phillips KM, Tarrago-Trani MT, Stewart KK. Phytosterol content of experimental diets differing in fatty acid composition. Food Chemistry 64(3): 415-422, 1999.

Responsible Party: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Identifier: NCT00000538     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 81
U01HL049644 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
Study First Received: October 27, 1999
Last Updated: August 11, 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Pathologic Processes
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017