Fish Oil in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Dr. Pushpa Sathya
Dr. Michael Gran
Dr. Mohsin Rashid
Dr. Julia Rempel
Study sponsor: Memorial University
• Diagnosed or suspected to have fatty liver disease.
• Is not taking part in another drug study at this time
• Has not finished another drug study in the last 30 days
• Has not been in another research study in the last year
Purpose: To study the effect of fish oil supplements on the liver in overweight/obese children with suspected fatty liver disease.
Ascenta NutraSea hp omega-3 (Fish oil), is a natural health supplement. We want to study the effectivenss of fish oil supplements as a treatment for fatty liver disease in children.
This study will be done at Janeway Children’s Hospital, St. John’s, Newfoundland, and The IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. A total of 40 overweight/obese children with suspected fatty liver disease will take part in this study. The immune analysis will be done in Dr. M. Grant’s immunology laboratory at Memorial University of Newfoundland.contact us to participate