FodShop is proud to support Charity, Certification, Not for Profit, Research & Non-Government Organisations.
A collaborative, multi-modal integrative approach to gut health is paramount in facilitating sustainable clinical outcomes for patients & consumers alike.
When we work together, our impact is amplified in disseminating gastrointestinal disease awareness, and advocacy for essential research funding & educational campaigns.
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CROHN'S & COLITIS AUSTRALIA
For more than 30 years, Crohn’s & Colitis Australia has been making life more liveable for over 85,000 Australian men, women and children living with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis – collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
The goals of CCA include system change and improvement in quality of care, engagement with, empowerment and education of people living with Crohn’s and colitis, health care professionals and carers, to raise awareness of Crohn’s and colitis and promote gut health within the community, and to build research capacity in the search for a cause or cure.
While CCA invest in research for a cure, CCA continues to advocate for world best treatments and health services for those living with IBD. Through their programs they offer education and support for Australia’s growing Crohn’s and colitis community and raise awareness of the disease. Importantly, services are offered free of charge.
THE GUT FOUNDATION
Founded by the Gastroenterological Society of Australia in 1983, The Gut Foundation was created to help in the prevention of disease through research and education.
The Foundation is a not for profit organisation specialising in research and education into all aspects of gastrointestinal and digestive health, for both the public and fellow medical practitioners.
The Gut Foundation works with researchers and health professionals all over Australia, to build awareness, improve community understanding, educate, improve screening for digestive diseases, improve standards in practice and research and to engage in and encourage scientific research in relation to digestive disease.
The Board is made up of Gastroenterologists and a number of professionals from various fields, that are dedicated to improving the digestive health of all Australians through the treatment and prevention of gastrointestinal diseases and conditions including: bowel cancer, coeliac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, malnutrition, reflux, diarrhoea, bloating and constipation.
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LA TROBE UNIVERSITY
La Trobe University are a leading Australian University, conducting research trials evaluating the treatment expectancy of patients diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
The aim of the study is to identify beliefs around dietary triggers, patient expectations for treatment (such as quality of life and symptom management).
The findings will improve predicting symptom improvement in the short and long term. Participants are seeing an accredited practicing dietitian in conjunction with completing questionnaires pre and post dietetic consults to monitor changes in expectations and outcomes.
THE UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
UWA has acquired an international reputation for excellence and enterprise. It is regarded as one of Australia's top research institutions, attracting researchers of world standing across the range of disciplines, with international leaders in many diverse fields.
UWA is proud to rank 92 in the Top 100 of Universities around the world (QS 2020). As one of the world’s elite, research-intensive universities, it is focused on being a trusted source of open and accessible research and driving excellence through world-leading collaboration.
FodShop is glad to support the recruitment of participants to UWA's Noisy Gut Project, which aims to develop a new diagnostic tool for gut disorders. Volunteers in Perth with IBS are welcome to apply, and will need to meet the following criteria for eligibility:
- Age 16 - 85 yo
- Advise regarding any medical problems
- Wear a belt with sensors to record bowel sounds
- Complete a survey on your digestive symptoms and advise the team regarding your medications
CLICK HERE to apply to participate in this study, otherwise please click this link: https://uwa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9WuF1wwwbxkLDZH