Johns Hopkins Studies


Posted below are reports writen by Dr. Kossoff that discuss using the Atkins Diet for Seizures. Thank you, Dr. Kossoff, for sharing this with us. Note these are in pdf format.

First Atkins Study: “Efficacy of the Atkins Diet as Therapy for Intractable Epilepsy

Another report: “More Fat and Fewer Seizures: Dietary Therapies for Epilepsy

This Report by Dr. Kossoff is dated November 2, 2006:
A Modified Atkins Diet is Effective for the Treatment of Intractable Pediatric Epilepsy

Note: Because of the success and spreading popularity of this manner of treating seizures, more and more doctors, nutritionists, neurological centers and hospitals are offering support. In some cases, the work with studies (and grants) is being repeated in new parts of the world. Ask your doctor for a referral!