Ketogenic Diet Workshop for South Asia


30 - 31 July 2022

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Time: 9 am to 5 pm Indian Standard Time

This will be a free virtual workshop with an international faculty.

Organizing chairperson: Dr. Janak Nathan, ILAE Dietary Treatments Task Force member

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Topics to be covered during the workshop:

  • Introduction and history of KDT
  • Mechanisms of action of KDT
  • Epilepsy & KDT from cradle to adulthood
  • Pre-diet screening, food diaries, choice of initiation KDT
  • Classical KDT – calculation experience
  • MCT – calculation experience
  • Modified KDT
    • MAD
    • LGI
  • Fine tuning, switching and weaning diets
  • The role of the dietitian and doctor
  • KDT in emergency situations (status, FIRES, NORSE)
  • Non-epilepsy indications for KDT (cancers, Alzheimer's ASD, etc.)
  • Problem-solving specific to country
  • Many more!