ONDAMED System – Bogus test

Posted 16 June 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has ordered the marketers of the ONDAMED System to stop claiming that it can diagnose or treat disease and to stop saying that it is a biofeedback device.
[Welch J. Warning Letter to Sylvia Binder, June 1, 2015]

The system consists of a base station plus a hand-held device that is claimed to scan the body and treat the gamut of disease by detecting and correcting “vibrations” associated with organ dysfunction. The ONDAMED is one of dozens of bogus low-voltage “scanners” used by thousands of chiropractors, acupuncturists, dentists, “holistic” physicians, veterinarians, self-styled “nutritionists,” and various unlicensed individuals. The FDA has banned importation of some of these devices (including the ONDAMED) into the United States and warned or prosecuted several marketers. However, no systematic effort has been made to drive them from the marketplace.
[Barrett S. Regulatory actions related to EAV devices. Quackwatch, June 11, 2015]

Last month ZYTO Technologies received a similar warning.
[Mitchell LM. Warning letter to Vaughn R. Cook, May 8, 2015]

Reference: Consumer Health Digest #15-23, June 14, 2015

According to the ONDAMED website, a South African doctor using this bogus modality is:
Dr Wouter De Wet, MD
De Wet Medical Center
CNR President and Kraalkop STR
2515 Fochville Northwest
Phone: +27 187 712 345
E-Mail: [email protected]

 

2 Responses to ONDAMED System – Bogus test

  1. Leon Retief 20 June, 2015 at 7:11 pm #

    Why don’t you open a Facebook page? I also suggest that you take a look at the FB pages of chow babe and the skeptic’s guide to the universe, both are quite into medical scams. Best wishes.

    • Harris 9 July, 2015 at 3:00 pm #

      @Leon
      Thanks very much for this great advice. I have not simply because I have a day job, and so little time to extend what we do! But I will consider this and discuss with colleagues, and see what is possible.

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