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Research Article

Supplementation with Red Palm Oil Increases β-Carotene and Vitamin A Blood Levels in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis

Table 1

Characteristics of CF patients beginning the study ( = 16) and of the subjects who completed the study and were eligible for evaluation ( = 11).

Patient’s
characteristics
Subjects entering the study ( = 16), mean ± SD (range)Subjects completing the study ( = 11), mean ± SD (range)

Age (years)16.3 ± 5.615.8 ± 6.4
Gender, % male5054
F508del/F508del107
F508del/other CF causing mutation64
Pancreatic insufficiency1611
Weight (kg)48.3 ± 12.545.7 ± 13.3
Height (cm)160.7 ± 13.7157.6 ± 15.6
BMI (kg/m2)18.4 ± 2.018.0 ± 1.9
FEV1 (% pred.)67.6 ± 21.969.7 ± 21.1
Creatinine (mg/dL)06. ± 0.10.6 ± 0.1
AST (units/L)21.1 ± 6.222.1 ± 6.3
ALT (units/L)21.7 ± 6.821.4 ± 6.0
Albumin (g/L)43.0 ± 4.043.8 ± 3.0
IgG (g/L)13.5 ± 4.413.5 ± 4.9

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