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LEARN HOW KETO HAS CHANGED LIVES

Most keto success stories have similarly bleak beginnings, but the important thing is to believe there is hope. The ketogenic diet is often prescribed as a last resort for families and patients that have exhausted all possible medical options, and have nowhere else to turn. A large percentage of those lucky enough to find out about the diet have amazing stories that will inspire you to consider keto as a first line defense or a tool to improve your overall health outcome.

Carson's Story

Our journey with epilepsy started in January 2009. Carson was 22 month olds when we started noticing him getting really quiet and having staring spells. While staring, he would get this little grin on this face, a grin unlike his normal smile. We took him to the pediatrician and were...

Keaton's Story

Our 4 year old son Keaton has had epilepsy since he was born. He had a very traumatic birth, which also resulted in his Cerebral Palsy. Keaton tried countless medications, none of which adequately controlled his seizures. He always had Grand Mal seizures that would progress to Status Epilepticus every...

Serena

Our story began on September 18 2008. My daughter was 5 years old, in kindergarten and a bright and healthy kid. That all changed when she had her first tonic clonic seizure on September 19, 2008. It was the first day of my new life. It all just went from...

Angelina's Story

This is our "Angel" Angelina Schmitt. Angelina was diagnosted with infantile spasms at 4 months old. We first used ACTH and lived with the unbearable side effects of this drug. We tried every seizure medicine including medicines from outside of the USA and a partial corpus callosum brain surgery. With...

Cady's Story

Cadence (Cady) Noelle Rohrbaugh was born healthy on November 26, 2004. Her biological mother, a 22-year old college senior, chose us to provide Cady with the kind of love, stability, and life experience she could not. We brought our daughter home on Christmas Eve the same year. Cady charmed everyone...

Chet's Story

In 1945, at age four, I was put on the ketogenic diet for absence epilepsy by Dr. Samuel Livingston at Johns Hopkins Hospital. I remember the office on St. Paul Street and the EEG inside of a cage like room and copper wires glued all over my head. I think...

Sidney's Story

Our five year old daughter Sidney started having countless head drop seizures every day, when she was almost two years old. After two years of numerous trips to the doctor, trying ten different medications and surgery, the seizures continued. She had to wear a helmet, she was in a wheelchair,...

Matthew's Story

When Matthew was 9 months old, he was having a bath when his first seizure occurred. I had never seen anything so frightening, and it was happening to my son. The first one lasted for over 15 minutes. That was Spring, 1995. By the time he was 15 months old...

Tim's Story - "First Do No Harm"

In April, 1971 my three year old son had a grand mal seizure. In the next four months we took him to six hospitals, 21 doctors, and he had 38 drug combinations. He was having between 150 and 200 seizures a day. He spent the last two and a half...

Max's Story

Today, Max is an active, friendly fun-loving four-year-old boy. He loves to be outdoors playing with trucks, climbing at the park, riding his bike, swimming and socializing with his friends. He also enjoys joking with people, telling stories and singing. These are all things that he is able to do...

Stephen's Story

Stephen was playing on this 'Big Boy' bed, so proud to be out of a Crib. My wife sat down next to him to listen as he chattered on about his room, his toys; anything that crossed his mind came across his lips with infectious excitement and enthusiasm. She then...

Guinness' Story

Guinness was my baby boy that I dreamed of for over 3 years after a difficult time getting pregnant. He was a sweet baby that wasn't fussy or whiny, but rather relaxed and just a joy to be around. He was completely healthy and normal at birth and was even...
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