The expanding role of Ketogenic diets in adult neurological disorders

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number148
JournalBrain Sciences
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 8 2018


  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Glioblastoma multiforme
  • Malignant glioma
  • Modified Atkins diet

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)


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