Upstate's Nicole Brescia, MD, is a pediatric neurologist specializing in the treatment of epilepsy.
Dating back centuries, ketogenic diet is used to treat children with epilepsy
Upstate pediatric neurologist Nicole Brescia, MD, explains epilepsy and how a medically supervised ketogenic diet can help children with this condition. Like the many mainstream "keto" diets, this regimen is high in fats, adequate in proteins and low in carbohydrates and requires a certain amount of discipline. For more information about a ketogenic diet to treat epilepsy and other illnesses, click here for information from The Charlie Foundation, which Brescia recommends.