The Modified Atkins Diet for Adults
The MAD is potentially more acceptable than the ketogenic diet
Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 12.00pm to 1.00pm AEDT
The presentation will cover:
An outline of the MAD
Indications for using the MAD
Benefits of the MAD over the ketogenic diet
The use of client examples to demonstrate appropriate patient selection and inadequate ketosis
Watching this presentation and completing the assessment can contribute towards assessable Continuing Professional Development hours.
About the Presenter
Neha Kaul, Senior Dietitian, Department of Clinical Nutrition, Royal Melbourne Hospital
Neha completed a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) in 2007 at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia, and is a PhD Candidate at the University of Melbourne’s Department of Medicine. Her PhD research investigates the efficacy of dietary therapies, (including ketogenic, modified Atkin’s and medium chain triglyceride supplemented diets) in the treatment of adult epilepsy.
She has over ten years of experience in acute clinical nutrition, specialising in neurosciences and critical care nutrition. In 2010, she joined the Department of Clinical Nutrition at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and is currently a Senior Dietitian in the Intensive Care Unit.
Neha is the recipient of the 2017 Dora Lush Biomedical Postgraduate Research Scholarship awarded by the NHMRC.
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