Can a ketogenic diet reduce seizures in people with epilepsy?

It’s National Doodle Day, when people get doodling to support the work of UK charity Epilepsy Action. So we thought we’d bring you some Cochrane evidence on whether a ketogenic diet can help people with epilepsy, in doodle form!

Ketogenic diet doodle

Doodles by:

Sarah & Holly at the UKCC

Editor: since this was published, the review has been updated, with the addition of three studies but no change to conclusions. The link to the current version of the review is given below.

Link:

Martin K, Jackson CF, Levy RG, Cooper PN. Ketogenic diet and other dietary treatments for epilepsy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD001903. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001903.pub3.

Cochrane summary http://www.cochrane.org/CD001903/EPILEPSY_ketogenic-and-other-dietary-treatments-epilepsy

Page last updated 01 March 2016



Can a ketogenic diet reduce seizures in people with epilepsy? by Sarah Chapman

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    It’s very nice picture, useful information with fun

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