H. RAWLE GEYELIN, M.D.
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I had expected to speak in relation to epilepsy and endocrine disease, but the work along this line has not reached a stage where it is suitable to report it. I will, therefore, limit my remarks to three subjects: First, the effect of fasting and the ketogenic diet upon the course of epilepsy; sceond, the effect of the fasting and ketogenic diet upon the acid base equilibrium, and, third, I will tabulate the results of therapy as I have outlined it, with the old attempt to offer a tentative new classification of this condition.
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GEYELIN HR. The Relation of Chemical Influences, Including Diet and Endocrine Disturbances, to Epilepsy*†. Ann Intern Med. 1929;2:678–681. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-2-7-678
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(7):678-681.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Neurology, Seizure Disorders.
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