KetoConference 23 – Ketogenic Dietary Therapy in Paediatric Palliative Care

Recorded lecture from KetoConference 2023 with the title: Ketogenic Dietary Therapy in Paediatric Palliative Care.

In this session from Nutricia’s Ketoconference 2023, Imogen Clarke, Ruth Ord, Sally Willis and Lucy Bellis from The Great North Children’s Hospital, discuss the Ketogenic Diet (KD) in Palliative Care. The presentation begins with a background to palliative care and principles to consider when delivering children’s palliative care. Following this, the importance of nutrition in palliative care is discussed and the challenges that may occur when a patient is on the KD. Two case studies are then presented and are discussed with the audience. The session concludes with a presentation on the role of psychology in palliative care and for those on the KD.


00:00 - Introduction

03:55 – What is palliative care?

08:45 - The Importance of nutrition in palliative care.

17:49 - Case Studies with discussion

45:37 - Psychology and the Ketogenic diet

51:49 - Summary

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