Starting the Ketogenic Diet for Epilepsy at C

About one third of patients with epilepsy still experience seizures despite being on antiseizure medications. A ketogenic diet can often help prevent seizures for this patient population.

The Pediatric Epilepsy Program team at University of Michigan Health C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital put together this six-and-a-half-minute video explaining what the ketogenic diet involves and how it’s helped pediatric epilepsy patients at Mott. Two patient families also share their real-life success stories.

To learn more about the Pediatric Epilepsy Program at Mott, visit

You can also learn more about ketogenic therapies by visiting the Charlie Foundation’s website at

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