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Role of Energy Metabolism in Functional Abdominal Pain

We are conducting a research study looking at the role of energy metabolism in chronic abdominal pain in children. We are looking for parents of healthy children AND parents of children who suffer from chronic abdominal pain.

You will be asked to complete a phone interview about your family’s health history. This should take about 15 – 30 minutes. No visits to UNC are required.

If you wish to participate, or have any questions, please contact Lindsey Lewis at or 919-623-7845. You may also contact Dr van Tilburg (919-843-0688 or if you have any questions.

IRB Study #: 12-1945

Approval Date: 4/16/2015