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Jun 28, 2016
Jiang Y, Lu Y, Jia M, Wang X, Zhang Z, Hou Q, Wang B
The ketogenic diet (KD) controls seizure and improves cognition in patients with drug refractory epilepsy. However, few experimental models have shown this neuroprotective effect on cognition. In this study, we investi...
Jun 28, 2016
Simeone KA, Matthews SA, Rho JM, Simeone TA
Individuals with poorly controlled epilepsy have a higher risk for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). With approximately one third of people with epilepsy not achieving adequate seizure control with current a...
Jun 25, 2016
Gumus H, Bayram AK, Kardas F, Canpolat M, Çağlayan AO, Kumandas S, Kendirci M, Per H
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to characterize patients who were diagnosed with glucose transporter protein 1 deficiency syndrome (Glut1D), and also to assess the efficacy of ketogenic diet (KD) therapy on s...
Jun 25, 2016
Mescka CP, Guerreiro G, Donida B, Marchetti D, Wayhs CA, Ribas GS, Coitinho AS, Wajner M, Dutra-Filho CS, Vargas CR
Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD) is a metabolic disorder caused by a severe deficiency of the branched-chain α-keto acid dehydrogenase complex activity which leads to the accumulation of branched-chain amino acids (BCA...
Jun 24, 2016
Vykuntaraju KN, Bhat S, Sanjay KS, Govindaraju M
Glucose transporter type 1 (GLUT-1) deficiency is a rare cause of preventable intellectual disability. Intellectual disability is due to refractory seizures in infancy and reduced supply of glucose to the brain. The au...
Jun 22, 2016
Yuzyuk T, Thomas A, Viau K, Liu A, De Biase I, Botto LD, Pasquali M, Longo N
Pyridoxine-Dependent Epilepsy (PDE) is a recessive disorder caused by deficiency of α-aminoadipic semialdehyde dehydrogenase in the catabolic pathway of lysine. It is characterized by intractable seizures controlled by...
Jun 22, 2016
Shaafi S, Najmi S, Aliasgharpour H, Mahmoudi J, Sadigh-Etemad S, Farhoudi M, Baniasadi N
BACKGROUND: The ketogenic diet (KD), high in fat and low in carbohydrate and protein, provides sufficient protein but insufficient carbohydrates for all the metabolic needs of the body. KD has been known as a therapeut...
Jun 21, 2016
Martin K, Jackson CF, Levy RG, Cooper PN
BACKGROUND: The ketogenic diet (KD), being high in fat and low in carbohydrates, has been suggested to reduce seizure frequency. It is currently used mainly for children who continue to have seizures despite treatment ...
Jun 18, 2016
Doksöz Ö, Güzel O, Yılmaz Ü, İşgüder R, Çeleğen K, Meşe T, Uysal U
The aim of this prospective study is to investigate the effect of a 6-month-long ketogenic diet on carotid intima-media thickness, carotid artery, and aortic vascular functions. Thirty-eight drug-resistant epileptic pa...
Jun 18, 2016
Appavu B, Mangum T, Obeid M
BACKGROUND: Epileptic myoclonus in infancy is associated with various pathological conditions. In the absence of an identifiable central nervous system lesion, an underlying metabolic genetic cause is often suspected. ...

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