When pediatrician Dr. Jerry Kartzinel puts autistic children on a dairy and gluten-free diet, 75% of them respond dramatically—like a fog has lifted! He analogizes that these kids are like computers with a malfunctioning hard drive. Only after the “hard drive” has been repaired can “software” like speech and other therapies that are introduced show dramatic results.
About Today's Guests: Mark and Jenny Shaffer
Mark Shaffer serves as the community relations manager for Christian talk radio station KWVE-FM in Southern California. He and his wife, Jennifer, have been happily married for 27 years. Their eldest son was diagnosed with severe autism when he was three years old. Through much hard work and prayer, along with diet and biomedical interventions, their son is now a high-functioning autistic adult.
Dr. Jerry Kartzinel is a board-certified pediatrician and a Fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Kartzinel specializes in the recovery of neuro-immune developmental and chronic neuro-inflammatory diseases and hormonal dysfunctions. After receiving his medical degree at St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his residency in pediatric medicine while serving in the Air Force. Following Operation Desert Storm, Dr. Kartzinel practiced general pediatrics in private practice for 10 years until his fourth child was diagnosed with autism.