Growth dependence on insulin-like growth factor-1 during the ketogenic diet.

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PURPOSE To examine the influence of the ketogenic diet (KD) on linear growth and insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) levels in children with pharmacotherapy-resistant epilepsy. METHODS A prospective study was designed to evaluate growth, serum IGF-I levels, blood beta-hydroxybutyric acid (beta-OHB), and seizure frequency before and during KD in 22… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1528-1167.2008.01769.x

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@article{Spulber2009GrowthDO, title={Growth dependence on insulin-like growth factor-1 during the ketogenic diet.}, author={Gabriela Spulber and Stefan D Spulber and Lars Hagen{\"a}s and Per E Amark and Maria Dahlin}, journal={Epilepsia}, year={2009}, volume={50 2}, pages={297-303} }