Coleen Curley

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Previous studies have shown that supplementation of the diet with oat bran may lower serum cholesterol levels. However, it is not known whether oat-bran diets lower serum cholesterol levels by replacing fatty foods in the diet or by a direct effect of the dietary fiber contained in oat bran. To determine which is the case, we compared the effect of(More)
BACKGROUND Risk adjustment is a critically important aspect of outcomes research. Racial, geographic, cultural, and socioeconomic differences are nonclinical parameters that can affect clinical outcomes measurement after gastric bypass surgery. METHODS A single surgeon's experience with 217 consecutive laparoscopic gastric bypass patients in private(More)
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