The Ketogenic Diet: A Treatment for Children and Others with Epilepsy, Fourth Edition / Edition 4
  • The Ketogenic Diet: A Treatment for Children and Others with Epilepsy, Fourth Edition / Edition 4
  • The Ketogenic Diet: A Treatment for Children and Others with Epilepsy, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

The Ketogenic Diet: A Treatment for Children and Others with Epilepsy, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

by John Freeman, Eric Kossoff, Millicent Kelly, Millicent T. Kelly
     
 

Sometimes called the “miracle diet,” the ketogenic diet has helped doctors treat difficult-to-control epileptic seizures in thousands of children. Coauthored by two respected Johns Hopkins neurologists, The Ketogenic Diet continues to be the definitive guide for parents, physicians, and dieticians wanting to implement this strict diet. This

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Overview

Sometimes called the “miracle diet,” the ketogenic diet has helped doctors treat difficult-to-control epileptic seizures in thousands of children. Coauthored by two respected Johns Hopkins neurologists, The Ketogenic Diet continues to be the definitive guide for parents, physicians, and dieticians wanting to implement this strict diet. This fourth edition is extensively updated to reflect current advances in understanding how the diet works, how it should be used, and the future role of the diet as a treatment. The best-seller also includes sample meal plans, a food database, a section on how the Atkins and modified ketogenic diet can be used as alternative diets to control epilepsy, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932603187
Publisher:
Demos Medical Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
09/25/2006
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
(w) x (h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Section 1: Overview of the Ketogenic Diet: Epilepsy today and the place of the ketogenic diet; What is the Ketogenic diet?; History of the Ketogenic diet; How does the Ketogenic diet work?; Is my child a candidate for the Ketogenic diet?; Top twenty questions about the Ketogenic diet. Section 2: The ABC's of the Ketogenic Diet: Initiating the Ketogenic diet: a process; Fine-tuning the diet: the key to success; Side effects of the Ketogenic diet; Making it work at home and on the road; Going off the diet. Section 3: Calculations: Calculating the Ketogenic diet; Liquid formulas and tube feedings; Section 4: Modified Ketogenic Diets: The MCT diet; Using the Atkins diet for epilepsy. Section 5: Ketogenic Cooking: Sample meal plans for the Ketogenic diet; Atkins diet recipes. Section 6: Speculation: Thoughts and speculation about the future role of the Ketogenic diet. Section 7: Appendices: Medications; Johns Hopkins Hospital Ketogenic diet admission orders; Food database; Atkins carbohydrate gram counter; Useful Websites; Selected references; International centers.

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