Treatment of refractory epilepsy. A comparison between classic ketogenic diet and modified Atkins diet in terms of efficacy, adherence, and undesirable effects (document in Spanish)
Published: 02 Sep 2021
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A comparable effectiveness in terms of crisis control was found between modified Atkins diet (DAM) and classic ketogenic diet (DCC). However, DAM exhibits a much better adherence than DCC, and its undesirable effects are milder, less common. That is why, according to other works, it is likely that DAM should be first-choice for patients with refractory epilepsy in a large percentage of cases.