Tips for Caregivers of Tube-fed Children & Adults on the Medical Ketogenic Diet

My name is Tish and I have a 21-year-old daughter named Caroline. She has a rare neurological disorder called Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood (AHC), and as with about 50% of kids who have AHC, she also suffers from epilepsy. Caroline has had seizures since birth, but they were pretty well controlled with medications until she […]


YouTube Videos for Parents Learning About the Medical Ketogenic Diet for Epilepsy

If your child’s health care provider has recommended that you consider the medical ketogenic diet to help manage your child’s seizures, you likely have many questions. Your health care team can recommend various books and websites that provide helpful information for parents learning about the medical ketogenic diet for epilepsy. While these resources are valuable, […]

Tube-Feeding and the Ketogenic Diet

The ketogenic diet can be much easier to manage when your child is tube-fed since the diet can be given with a special ketogenic formula. In addition, research suggests that an all-liquid ketogenic diet may even be more effective, perhaps because there is less room for errors with measuring foods[1]. Tube-feeding can be given in […]