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Do you have atrial fibrillation?

To learn more, please call the study coordinator, Anders Gundersen, at 503-552-1752, or email afibstudy@nunm.edu.

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Are you interested in trying a natural supplement?

NUNM’s Helfgott Research Institute is recruiting for a new study. Help us assess the impact of ionized calcium on biological aging and quality of life in those with atrial fibrillation.

You may be eligible if you:

  • Are age 18-70 years
  • Have non-valvular atrial fibrillation
  • Are willing to be randomized to take either a placebo or an Ionized Calcium supplement daily for 12 weeks followed by an ionized calcium supplement for another 12 weeks
  • Are willing to have blood drawn on 4 occasions and fast for 10-12 hours prior to each blood draw
  • Can attend a screening visit and 5 study visits at the Helfgott Research Institute in Portland

If you are eligible and enroll in the study, you could be compensated with up to $475.

To learn more, please call the study coordinator, Anders Gundersen, at 503-552-1752, or email afibstudy@nunm.edu.

This study is being conducted by the Helfgott Research Institute at National University of Natural Medicine.

IRB #: RB121521

Principal Investigator: Ryan Bradley, ND, MPH