Ketogenic diets - Eric Kossoff

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Title
Ketogenic diets - treatments for epilepsy and other disorders
Author
Eric Kossoff
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Demos Health
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20110728

Sometimes referred to as a ""miracle diet,"" the ketogenic diet has helped Doctors treat difficult-to-control epileptic seizures in thousands of children. Coauthored by four respected experts from Johns Hopkins, Ketogenic Diets continues to be the definitive guide for parents, Physicians and Dieticians wanting to implement this strict diet. Anyone who is placed on the Ketogenic Diet will be told, essentially ""prescribed"" by their Doctor to get this book.

This fifth edition has been extensively updated to reflect current advances in understanding how the diet works, how it should be used and the future role of the diet as a treatment. Six new chapters address how to integrate the diet into all cultures, religions and taste preferences; new information on modified and less restrictive versions of the diet and the Modified Atkins Diet for Epilepsy are included. The book also covers exciting new research that shows the diet may work for people with other neurological illnesses.

This best-seller also includes sample meal plans, a food database, how to calculate foods and much more.

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Eric Kossoff, MD - Dr. Eric Kossoff is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics and a member of The John M. Freeman Pediatric Epilepsy Center, as well as the Division of Pediatric Neurology. His clinical practice specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood seizures and epilepsy, especially involving diet and other non-surgical options.

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John M. Freeman, MD is Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics and has spent most of his career at Johns Hopkins University, where he has spent most of his career. In 1969, he created and assumed directorship of the Johns Hopkins Child Neurology Program. His contributions have made the Center a leader in the field. He has written nearly 150 articles, 41 book chapters and seven books or editions of books including, The Ketogenic Diet: A Treatment for Children and Others with Epilepsy, and the award-winning Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood: A Guide

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is the Ketogenic Dietitian for the John Freeman Epilepsy Center at The Johns Hopkins University responsible for all nutritional aspects for patients following the ketogenic diet, including education, follow up and menu planning.

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is a neurodevelopmental pediatrician on the full-time staff at Kennedy Krieger Institute and The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Type
BOOK
Edition
5th Edition
Keyword Index
Epilepsy in children - Diet therapy.|Ketogenic diet.
Country of Publication
New York (State)
Number of Pages
341

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