KETOGENIC DIET MAY REDUCE SEIZURES IN CHILDREN WITH INTRACTABLE EPILEPSY

A recent trial evaluated the efficacy of the ketogenic diet for the treatment of seizures in children (Lancet Neurol. 2008;7:500-506). Children aged 2-16 years (N=145) with at least seven seizures per week and no response to at least two anti-epileptic drugs were randomized to the ketogenic diet vs. no change in...