What is a "Medical Food?"
Medical Nutrition: The FDA restricts medical claims to drugs. The exception is foods proven to produce health benefits. Such foods are designated as "Medical Foods". The HepTech System has met the requirements for Medical Food status. A study at the University of Alberta, conducted by Dr. Lorne Tyrrell on Hep C infected Chimeric Mice (mice with human livers), yielded a statistically significant effect in preventing fibrotic damage.
A second test, also using Chimeric Mice, has shown efficacy in preventing Alcoholic Cirrhosis. We look forward to conducting human trials in late 2017, as this will authorize insurance reimbursement for its use in Alcohol Rehab treatment programs.
In the future, we plan to conduct a test on NASH, using the HepTech protocol to protect from, and allow reversal of, liver damage. We expect that it will prove effective in reversing Fatty Liver Disease, as it has been proven effective in preventing oxidative/free radical damage to the liver. The administration of the HepTech Protocol would be a supportive treatment used during the time of diet change from high sugar/carbohydrate to a more microbiome-supporting, moderate calorie, and fiber-rich diet.