Calgary Children's Hospital Message to Callers about E.M. Power+ studyWhen the Truehope.com organization failed to maintain the links to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry articles by Bonnie Kaplan and Charles Popper they had to do something to keep the ball rolling. Barb Kovac had the gall to post a direct phone number so that the public could obtain reprints of the article written by Bonnie Kaplan of the Behavioural Research Unit at the Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary.
Message: 399 Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2001 11:13:55 -0700 From: "Brent & Barb Kovac"
This is an accurate transcript from the answering machine in that office that was made on the afternoon of December 19, 2001.
If you are from the general public and want further information on the nutritional supplement for yourself or a loved one please press #1.
Please press #2 if this is a regular call for the office or if you are from the media, or if you are a physician with questions about either clinical or research involvement.
#1. The academic research is entirely separate from the work of the company called the Synergy Group of Canada or Truehope and the research does not consitute an endorsement or promotion of their product.
If you want information about obtaining the product or about the company please press 1.
#1. To call the people who discovered and developed the supplement or if you want information about how to order the supplement being studied you need to call the company not the researchers. They can be reached at 1-888-TRUEHOPE or 1-888-788-3467. Their website is www.truehope.com.
To return to the previous choices press *.
Had you chosen #2 that was for information on the research. The voice mentions the JCP article and commentary and asks people to leave their name and address for reprints. It stresses they are not offering clinical advise. It also refers people to the BRU on the Univerity of Calgary's website so that you can follow the results of this work.
If you had chosen 2 earlier, then you get the announcment for leaving messages for the dept.