A Systematic Review of the Quality of Life for Families Supporting a Child Consuming the Ketogenic Diet for Seizure Reduction

@article{Poelzer2018ASR,
  title={A Systematic Review of the Quality of Life for Families Supporting a Child Consuming the Ketogenic Diet for Seizure Reduction},
  author={Keira Poelzer and Cynthia Mannion and Mia Maris Ortiz and Ryan Bang and Philip Woods},
  journal={Current Developments in Nutrition},
  year={2018},
  volume={3}
}
ABSTRACT The ketogenic diet (KD) is a nonpharmacologic treatment to reduce seizures with moderate to high success in pediatric patients with intractable epilepsy. Initiated in hospital, parents continue the treatment at home ensuring the ratio of high fat to low carbohydrate/protein is maintained to achieve metabolic ketosis. We conducted a systematic review to examine the quality of life (QoL) for families with a child using the KD for the reduction in epileptic seizures. A systematic review… 

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