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Use of Betashot in Children and Adults With Epilepsy

2016-07-11 00:21:13 | BioPortfolio

Summary

In brief, this research is a prospective, feasibility study to evaluate the use of Betashot- a medium chain triglyceride- based (MCT) food for special medical purposes (FSMP) in children and adults diagnosed with epilepsy.

MCT is a type of dietary fat used in the ketogenic diet.

Description

This study aims to explore the use of Betashot in a group of children and adults with epilepsy who are consuming their normal diets, but limiting intakes of foods high in carbohydrate and sugars.

The participants will be required to drink Betashot to enable the following assessment:

1. Tolerance (side effects such as bloating or cramps)

2. Acceptability (flavour, texture, taste)

3. Compliance (how easy it is to use Betashot at the advised quantity, as part of their daily diet)

Study Design

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label

Conditions

Nervous System Disorder

Intervention

Betashot

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Vitaflo International, Ltd

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-07-11T00:21:13-0400

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