M wrote: > DR Baughman > > I am currently watching c-span2 and I must admit I am going through a > questioning period with add. > > I am the son of a doctor who is a self described add specialist and runs an > "add clinic." Also I am the father of an add diagnosed child. my father has > put on several informational clinics to public schools and law enforcement > agencies about add and has diagnosed me with add and then did the same to my > son and started both of us on adderall although I lost 35 pounds and was > able to clean the whole house (with 2 kids living in it, 4& 5) in 3.5 minutes > I found my self to be scatterbrained. My son was no better after several > months of little interaction with the Dr. he was given a higher dose simply > due to the 4-5 stories I discussed with my father. I have had several more > problems with my add son in the school system and because he was not taking > the meds at night he was quite normal at home although he is active he was > not violent or threatening at home. > After several meetings with my dad and discussing the opportunities of "add > clinics" we had been discussing an "add roadshow" and bring on new patients. > then we started talking to pharmaceutical companies that produce add > medication and suddenly Dr. dad has a new RV that he can do his show with. > > I have taken his add test and was well out of the add range in its results > still I was scripted adderall. it is now my belief that the "add Clinic" is a > fraud and is stealing money from the public and insurance companies rasing > rates and lowering payouts further stealing from the public. He is using a > computer program from 10 to 15 years ago to test for add and even in his own > family is ignoring the results to diagnose the disease and get a better "free > Lunch" from the drug reps and phamasutical companies. > > I feel the moral obligation to stop this but have little recourse to do so. > Any help you could give is welcomed and my assistance is offered to you and > you cause.