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A modified Atkins diet is effective for the treatment of intractable pediatric epilepsy.
|Title||A modified Atkins diet is effective for the treatment of intractable pediatric epilepsy.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2006|
|Authors||Kossoff EH, McGrogan JR, Bluml RM, Pillas DJ, Rubenstein JE, Vining EP|
|Date Published||2006 Feb|
The Atkins diet may induce ketosis as does the ketogenic diet, without restrictions on calories, fluids, protein, or need for an inpatient fast and admission. Our objective was to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of a modified Atkins diet for intractable childhood epilepsy.