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The ADDapt Trial: Do you have active Crohn’s disease and want to try a novel research diet?


My team at King’s College London are investigating how diet can be used to manage active flares of Crohn’s disease.

We have designed a new diet and are looking to test whether it can reduce gut inflammation. We’re looking for willing volunteers with active Crohn’s disease to try the diet for 8 weeks and to have their gut inflammation, gut bacteria and gut leakiness tested before and after the diet.

The 8-week study involves:

  • Two hospital visits

  • Following a diet with a phone app

  • Eating the provided research snacks

  • Donation of blood, stool and urine samples

Apply to take part

To be eligible you must be London based and have ACTIVE Crohn’s (i.e. not in remission) and receive care at one of the following London hospitals:

  • Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital

  • Bart’s and The Royal London

  • Royal Free Hospital

  • University College London Hospital

  • St Marks Hospital London

Interested and want to see if you are eligible? Email or call 0207 848 4552.

Participants will receive up to £300 compensation for your time on completion of the study.