The Extra | Charity’s £50k award to Crohn’s research

An East Ren-based charity is helping to fund an innovative research project to help sufferers of Crohn’s disease. Cure Crohn’s and Colitis, whose chair is Newton Mearns lawyer Roy Provan, has donated £50,000 towards “CD-TREAT” a new dietary treatment aimed at combating the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It is hoped the carefully selected solid food diet will mimic the results of a restrictive tube-fed liquid diet called Modulen.

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