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Brain Sci. 2018, 8(8), 148; https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci8080148

The Expanding Role of Ketogenic Diets in Adult Neurological Disorders

Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Meyer 2-147, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
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Received: 28 June 2018 / Revised: 1 August 2018 / Accepted: 2 August 2018 / Published: 8 August 2018
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Abstract

The current review highlights the evidence supporting the use of ketogenic diet therapies in the management of adult epilepsy, adult malignant glioma and Alzheimer’s disease. An overview of the scientific literature, both preclinical and clinical, in each area is presented and management strategies for addressing adverse effects and compliance are discussed. View Full-Text
Keywords: modified Atkins diet; epilepsy; glioblastoma multiforme; malignant glioma; Alzheimer’s disease modified Atkins diet; epilepsy; glioblastoma multiforme; malignant glioma; Alzheimer’s disease
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McDonald, T.J.W.; Cervenka, M.C. The Expanding Role of Ketogenic Diets in Adult Neurological Disorders. Brain Sci. 2018, 8, 148.

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