Ketogenic diet for epilepsy treatment

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Sampaio, Letícia Pereira de Brito;
  • Publisher: Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO
  • Subject: ketogenic diet | epilepsy | glycemic index | dieta cetogênica | epilepsia | índice glicêmico

ABSTRACT The ketogenic diet (KD), a high-fat, low-carbohydrate, and adequate-protein diet is an established, effective nonpharmacologic treatment option for intractable childhood epilepsy. The KD was developed in 1921 and even though it has been increasingly used worldw... View more
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