Epilepsy and the Ketogenic Diet

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The ketogenic diet (KD) has become a significant feature of many epilepsy treatment programs as it has beneficial effects in a substantial proportion of drug-resistant epilepsies. However, there are a large number of uncertainties and mysteries regarding its application and mechanisms of action, and this book aims to answer these questions for both practicing physicians and scientists studying KD. It covers everything from the clinical aspects of KD formulation, administration and clinical use through to strategies for tailoring individual KD diets and monitoring its effectiveness.