Sun, 11/15/2009
When faced with a seizure that is going on for prolonged periods, neurologists are forced to often consider intravenous medications to break what is called “status epilepticus”. This terrifying but infrequent situation can occur to almost any...
Tue, 09/15/2009
Perhaps nothing is more upsetting to parents or frustrating for neurologists and dietitians than a child who is doing spectacularly well on the ketogenic diet, and then begins to lose seizure control. There may be a simple answer, such as a...
Sat, 08/15/2009
Although the ketogenic and modified Atkins diets can be very helpful in the treatment of epilepsy, similar to any medically approved therapy, there are real side effects. Fortunately, these side effects tend to be reversible and treatable without...
Wed, 07/15/2009
Most parents and neurologists consider the ketogenic diet as only including heavy whipping cream, mayonnaise, butter, and oils. For most children receiving this therapy, they are correct. In order to create a solid food diet in which 90% of the...
Sun, 03/15/2009
Just last month, a significant moment in the history of the ketogenic diet occurred. The journal Epilepsia published the 14-page article, "Optimal clinical management of children receiving the ketogenic diet: recommendations of the International...

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