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  • Epilepsy Summit 2015

    Join the Charlie Foundation and the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles on March 26-27, 2015 for a conference that will bring together healthcare professionals to educate, share and improve practices in Ketogenic therapies. As part of the Summit, a special Community Day will be hosted on March 28 that will feature presentations on ketogenic diets and nutrition.

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  • Understanding ketogenic therapies

    Ketogenic therapies are carefully managed low carbohydrate, moderate protein, liberal fat diets that result in ketosis and lowered glucose levels. The benefits of these metabolic effects have been reported for centuries. "Let food be thy medicine." Hippocrates, 400B.C.

    PICTURED: Peanut Noodle Salad Explore Recipes View recipe videos
  • Video Resources

    View videos to support informed decision making regarding ketogenic therapies between patients and their healthcare professionals.

    PICTURED: Beth Zupec-Kania, Meryl Streep, Nancy Abrahams; 2012 Gala View videos
  • Read Keto Stories

    Read the inspiring stories of our successful efforts to bring us closer to preventing, controlling, and curing pediatric epilepsies.

    PICTURED: Jamie, Joseph, Nancy, Charlie & Jim Abrahams Read keto stories

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Twenty years ago, a little boy named Charlie Abrahams developed difficult-to-control epilepsy. As a last resort, his parents turned to a ketogenic diet for help. The diet worked and Charlie became seizure-free. The Charlie Foundation for Ketogenic Therapies was founded in 1994 to provide information about diet therapies for people with epilepsy, other neurological disorders and select cancers. View About Us Video on YouTube.

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