Sat, 11/15/2008
Traditionally the ketogenic diet is used for children in whom many anticonvulsant drugs have been unsuccessful. In those children who have significant seizure reduction, many parents ask “Why didn’t we try this sooner?” The truth is, for several...
Wed, 10/15/2008
The ketogenic diet is tough on children about to start it. They have to give up some of their favorite foods and eat in a different way than ever before. In addition, starting the ketogenic diet can be tough on parents. We commented on this in the...
Mon, 09/15/2008
In 2004, an adorable young girl named Grace brightened the floors of Johns Hopkins Hospital when I had the pleasure to start her on the ketogenic diet. She likely had myoclonic-astatic epilepsy (Doose syndrome) and within days was a "super-responder...
Fri, 08/15/2008
In 2008, dietary therapies in the treatment of children with epilepsy are at an all-time high in both research and clinical use. This became very clear to all those in attendance at the International Ketogenic Diet Conference in Phoenix in April of...
Tue, 07/15/2008
One of the most frequent comments that I received after writing the January 2007 epilepsy.com Keto News article listing international sites that offer the ketogenic diet was, "What about the United States!?!??" Of course, there are just as many, if...

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