Daughter's triumph over Down syndrome...The supplement was called glyconutrients, which has helped people with AIDS, heart disease, lupus and cancer. "Six months went by, and I realized we hadn't been to the hospital in a while," Desrochers said. "She not only changed her appearance from the very Down syndrome look to more mainstream. The change is pretty dramatic. Not only did it change her physically, it changed her cognitively and medically."