Clinical Nutrition Department Patient Stories
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Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome and Blenderized Tube Feedings: Savannah's Story
CHOP dietitians work with Savannah’s parents to find a ‘real food’ solution to meet her medical needs and her family's wishes.
Epilepsy and the Ketogenic Diet: Nicholas’ Story
Four years ago, Nicholas was having 30 epileptic seizures a day. With the help of CHOP’s neurology experts and the high-fat ketogenic diet, Nicholas is now a typical second-grader.
Epilepsy and the Ketogenic Diet: Korey's Story
Korey has epilepsy, one of the most common brain disorders in children, but his treatment is unusual: a diet of exactly 90 percent fat, 7 percent protein and 3 percent carbohydrates. It’s called the ketogenic diet and it's proven effective for children whose epilepsy does not respond to medication.