Gayle J. Booth

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OBJECTIVE To assess growth and seizure reduction in epileptic children using the ketogenic diet as a treatment for intractable epilepsy. DESIGN A retrospective chart review was designed to evaluate urinary ketone levels, height and weight z scores and percentiles, and seizure reduction. Data were collected at baseline and at 6 and 12 months. (More)
A survey conducted on a quota sample of 42 developmentally delayed children included assessment of maternal nutrition knowledge and attitudes. A 24-hour recall was combined with a two-day food record for calculation of dietary iron intakes of the children. Serum ferritin levels were used to assess subjects' iron stores. Maternal education was positively(More)
588 Background: An association between breast cancer and autoimmune hypothyroidism has been suggested. While a biological role for thyroid hormone in breast tumorigenesis has been demonstrated in vitro, epidemiological evidence is lacking. METHODS A retrospective, population-based cohort study was conducted to examine the risk of postmenopausal breast(More)
The present study is concerned with cellular recognition and activation within the lymphoid system. Data presented indicate that in human peripheral blood phagocytes recognize and preferentially bind phagocytes, and thymus-derived (T) lymphocytes recognize and preferentially bind other T lymphocytes rather than thymus-indepedent (B) lymphocytes. Recognition(More)
AIM To assess whether rates of hospital encounters with hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia display seasonal variation. METHODS Time series analyses of the monthly rates of hospital encounters (emergency room visits or inpatient admissions) with hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia from 2003 to 2012 using linked healthcare databases in Ontario, Canada. RESULTS(More)
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