Purpose: The aim of this study was to examine the clinical effect of a single dose of secretin given to patients whose disease status lay within the autistic spectrum. Design: Open, uncontrolled ...
I understand you became involved in treating autistic youngsters with secretin after your own son benefited from it. Would you tell us about your son?
Focuses on families of children diagnosed with autism. Role of the Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute at the University of California in autism research in the regio...
Brandon had his first infusion of secretin on December 8, followed by another one in January. The date for the third one has already been set. We saw the most improvement 10 to 21 days after the first infusion. He has became more steady emotionally, has much better eye contact, and uses many more words per day than he used to.
Recent media coverage on the use of secretin as a treatment for autism has sparked worldwide interest. The discovery that secretin could improve symptoms in some autistic youngsters occurred when Gary and Victoria Beck took their 3-year-old son, Parker, to a gastroenterologist for an endoscopy. At the time, Parker was completely nonverbal, had chronic diarrhea, and seemed "zoned out" most of the time. The family had already taken him to specialists around the world and had tried numerous treatments, with no improvement.