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Shriners doing autism study using diet


But, a pioneering study is being done right here at the Shriners Hospital for Children to see if a diet can make a difference. They are calling for more to take part.The sting of autism hits parents like Jolene Wang from the beginning."And when you find out then you do your research and you realize it is incurable," said Wang.And it never lets up."So then you're like OK, as a mom and dad you're like, what's next? And there is no what's next," said Want.Her son Oliver has autism. He's received early intervention and therapy, including speech therapy. And now he's part of a groundbreaking study at the Shriner's Hospital for Children to see if following a Ketogenic Diet can help modify his behavior.A Ketogenic Diet is high fat, moderate protein and low carbohydrates -- like a bunless cheeseburger wrapped in lettuce and nori.

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