Elizabeth Neal

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Ketogenic diet therapies involve a collaborative healthcare team and therefore are typically offered in tertiary care centers. Centers that utilize these therapies with frequency gain valuable experience and become skilled in their practice. This chapter is a summary from the presentations of 5 practitioners including a nurse, pharmacist, and 3 dietitians(More)
BACKGROUND The ketogenic diet (KD) is an established, effective non-pharmacologic treatment for drug resistant childhood epilepsy. For a long time, the KD was not recommended for use in infancy (under the age of 2 years) because this is such a crucial period in development and the perceived high risk of nutritional inadequacies. Indeed, infants are a(More)
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