Ketogenic Diet Study Day

The Ketogenic Study Day will be held on 7th May 2021.

The meeting will be a fully virtual meeting (by Zoom).

Please register if you would like to attend (see below – if the form does not load you may need to try a different web browser as Internet Explorer can be troublesome). You will then be sent a link for the Zoom meeting. If you do not receive an email with the Zoom link please check you spam box. Contact Dr Andrew Mallick if you have problems receiving the link.

Programme

10:30Introduction, mechanisms of action, consensus guidelines
Dr Jayesh Patel, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, BRHC
10:50Overview of BRHC Ketogenic Dietetic Service
Ketogenic Dieticians, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, BRHC
11:15Who to refer and best responders
Dr Andrew Mallick, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, BRHC
11:30Referral priorities and initiation of ketogenic diet
Ketogenic Dieticians, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, BRHC
11:45Pharmaceutical considerations and the ketogenic diet 
Ms Ceri Gaskell, Paediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery Pharmacist, BRHC
12:00Lunch
12:30Acute medical management of an unwell child on the ketogenic diet
Dr Todd Smallbone, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, BRHC
12:50Management of ketogenic diet during illness
Ketogenic Dieticians, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, BRHC
13:00Monitoring children on the ketogenic diet
Ketogenic Dieticians, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, BRHC
13:15Renal and orthopaedic considerations
Dr Jayesh Patel, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, BRHC
13:30Myth-busting and further discussion
All Panel
14:00Meeting Close