Labs are a great way to gain insight into your health. Before starting Ketogenic Therapy, it is important to request labs that will allow you to track any changes to your health and identify any pre-existing conditions. Utilize this document as an example of labs to request before beginning nutritional ketosis.
Dr. Iain Campbell and colleagues are conducting an online study to explore the experiences of people with bipolar disorder who have followed the ketogenic diet. The results will help them understand where to target further research. If you fit these criteria, please consider filling out their survey.
This handout, prepared by Dr. Georgia Ede, provides a helpful overview of the scientific and clinical rationale for using ketogenic diets in psychiatry, including links to published articles. It is something that patients can download and share with their doctors to help explain the rationale for treating mental illness with nutritional ketosis.
In this episode, hear Matt Baszucki and Dr. Iain Campbell’s personal journeys with bipolar disorder, and Dr. Campbell and Dr. Chris Palmer’s professional missions to further the practical and scientific understanding of the therapeutic use of a ketogenic diet for mental health.
In the Bipolarcast video podcast, Dr. Iain Campbell and Matt Baszucki share their personal journeys using ketogenic diet to treat bipolar disorder, and they interview others who have had similar experiences. They also engage with clinicians who use nutritional ketosis to treat mental illness.