Evaluation of the Intestinal Microbiome in Obese Children With and Without Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
The goal of this study is to investigate comparisons between the intestinal microbiome in patients with obesity and in patients with obesity and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). With this protocol we hope to better understand how the microbiome of each individual works with disease progression.
• Age 5-18 Years old
• Willing to consent/undergo necessary procedures
• Obese (BMI>30)
• Speak English or Spanish