Can The Ketogenic Diet Be Safely Started at Home?

The ketogenic diet is typically started in the hospital for safety reasons. This means that the child must wait for a hospital bed to become available, and must spend some... Continue Reading

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Does Electrical Status Epilepticus in Sleep (ESES) Impair the Growing Brain?

Children with certain rare forms of epilepsy are at risk of having developmental and/or intellectual disabilities. Although the cause of these disabilities is not well understood, they may be linked... Continue Reading

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Healthcare Usage and Impact of the Ketogenic Diet for Children with Epilepsy in Ontario

The ketogenic diet is a well-established and effective treatment for drug-resistant epilepsy. However, the diet is underused because many hospitals lack the qualified dietitians needed to administer the diet. Dr.... Continue Reading

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