Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0007p166 | (1) | ICCBH2019

The ketogenic diet and bone density: a retrospective longitudinal cohort study

Draaisma Jos , Hampsink Brieke , Willemsen Michel , Linders Miel , van Houdt Nicole

Background: The Ketogenic Diet Treatment (KDT) is a well-established intervention for intractable childhood epilepsy and the first choice treatment for Gluccose-1-transporter-deficiency-syndrome and Pyruvate-dehydrogenase-complex deficiency. During long-term follow up of children treated with KDT an increased incidence of bone fractures has been found. However, the exact contribution of KDT to a decreased BMD remains unclear. Prophylactic supplementation with calcium and vitam...