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Ketogenic diet and other dietary treatments for epilepsy

Overview of attention for article published in this source, March 2012
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Ketogenic diet and other dietary treatments for epilepsy
Published by
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, March 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd001903.pub2
Pubmed ID

Levy, Robert G, Cooper, Paul N, Giri, Pratima, Weston, Jennifer


The ketogenic diet, being high in fat and low in carbohydrates, has been suggested to reduce seizure frequency. It is currently used mainly for children who continue to have seizures despite treatment with antiepileptic drugs. Recently there has been interest in less restrictive ketogenic diets including the Atkins diet and the use of these diets has extended into adult practice.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
France 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Argentina 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 138 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 38 26%
Student > Master 27 19%
Other 16 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 8%
Researcher 11 8%
Other 29 20%
Unknown 11 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 54 38%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 32 22%
Nursing and Health Professions 13 9%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 3%
Psychology 4 3%
Other 21 15%
Unknown 15 10%