Low glycemic index diet in children and young adults with refractory epilepsy: First Italian experience

@article{Coppola2011LowGI,
  title={Low glycemic index diet in children and young adults with refractory epilepsy: First Italian experience},
  author={Giangennaro Coppola and Alfredo D’Aniello and Tullio Messana and Francesca Di Pasquale and Rita della Corte and Antonio Pascotto and Alberto Verrotti},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2011},
  volume={20},
  pages={526-528}
}
This is the report on the first Italian experience with the low glycemic index diet (LGIT) in a group of children, adolescents and young adults with refractory epileptic encephalopathies. A retrospective chart review was performed on patients initiating the LGIT in an outpatient setting from 2005 to 2010. Demographic and clinical information including seizure type, baseline seizure frequency, medications, blood chemistry, side effects, and anthropometrics were collected. Patients were educated… CONTINUE READING

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