Gut health charity, Guts UK are hosting an exciting new event for the public on Thursday 12th September starting at 5.30pm at The Revell Ward Suite, Huddersfield, Football Stadium, Stadium Way, HD1 6PG.
The event is called ‘Exploring the Science of Digestion’ and is your opportunity to learn all about the hidden world inside us all, such as conditions that affect your digestive system and how to fight them.
You’ll also hear from leading experts in friendly and informative talks, including two gastroenterologists (gut doctors), two dietitians and one Guts UK funded researcher. You’ll also have an opportunity to ask your questions, meet others with similar interests and learn more from the Guts UK Team.
This event is kindly supported by Love Your Gut, and takes place just before Love Your Gut Week. This awareness week runs from 16-22nd September and aims to highlight the vital role of the digestive system and emphasise the importance of good gut health.
Here is the full itinerary for the event:
• 5pm: Doors open
• 5:30pm: Introduction & Living with Crohn’s Disease (Dr Phil Smith)
• 6:00pm: Diet, Bugs & Gut Health – which 5-a-day? ( Prof. Jon Rhodes)
• 6:20pm: What if it’s Coeliac Disease? (Christian Costas)
• 6:40pm: IBS & Food: What do we know? (Julie Thompson)
• 7pm: Liver: 500 Functions (Dr Varinder Athwal)
More information about Guts UK
Guts UK are the only charity funding research into the digestive system from top to tail – the gut, liver and pancreas. Their vision is of a world where digestive disorders are better understood, better treated and everyone who lives with one gets the support they need.
Their mission is to provide expert information, raise awareness of digestive health and fund research into diseases of the gut, liver and pancreas.