Tue, 04/15/2008
For Jewish families trying to follow the dietary restrictions of Passover (which includes avoiding leavened bread and many other foods including corn, rice and flour), sticking with the ketogenic or modified Atkins diet can seem all but impossible....
Wed, 04/02/2008
Although the ketogenic diet is increasingly being used as a “first-line” treatment for certain types of epilepsy, it is more commonly used in children with difficult to control seizures. Because of this, the diet is often initiated in patients who...
Mon, 03/03/2008
When food becomes a focal point of a holiday, it can become a challenge for parents with children on the ketogenic diet. The springtime holidays of Passover and Easter are no different. Although the modified Atkins diet is gaining in popularity and...
Wed, 02/20/2008
Attending meetings is one of the most common of ways that physicians learn new things. Conferences such as the annual meetings of the American Epilepsy Society, American Academy of Neurology, and Child Neurology Society provide a means to...
Fri, 02/15/2008
Every December, the ketogenic diet research community gathers at the annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society (AES) to discuss topics related to the ketogenic diet. At this “SIG” (special interest group), which I have coordinated since...

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