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KETOGENIC DIET IN EPILEPSY: TIME FOR NIGERIA AND AFRICA ACCESS.

@inproceedings{Udousoro2014KETOGENICDI,
  title={KETOGENIC DIET IN EPILEPSY: TIME FOR NIGERIA AND AFRICA ACCESS.},
  author={Imaobong Inyang Udousoro and Udeme John Dickson},
  year={2014}
}
Ketogenic diet, a high fat, low carbohydrate diet was devised in 1921 to mimic the effects of starvation originally determined to be beneficial for epileptic seizures. The diet fell out of favour with the development of anticonvulsant agents, but has experienced resurgence in use over the past 20 years, particularly in the treatment of refractory children epilepsy. Since the rebirth of ketogenic diet in the United States of America in the mid-1990s, there has been growing global acceptance of… 

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