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Ketogenic Nutrition Management: Panacea or Pariah

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


  1. Summarize the present literature supporting the ketogenic diet in different cancer types
  2. Discuss the impact of ketogenic diet on insulin resistance, weight loss, reproductive hormones, and cortisol
  3. Discuss ketogenic diet in metabolic syndrome and oncologic diagnoses
  4. Propose evidence-based nutrition therapies for metabolic syndrome and oncology

Physiology Overview:  Differential Energy Metabolism with the Ketogenic Diet 

Angela Poff, PhD, Research Associate, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 

Ketogenic Diet and Oncology
Pankaj Vashi, MD, AGAF, FASPEN, Chair, Department of Medicine, Department Head of Gastroenterology/Nutrition, Vice Chief of Staff at CTCA Chicago, Comprehensive Care and Research Center, Chicago, IL   

Ketogenic Diet and Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes
Manpreet Mundi, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Endocrinology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 

Defining and Applying the Ketogenic Diet 
Carol Ireton-Jones, PhD, RDN, CNSC, FASPEN, Adjunct Graduate Faculty, Texas Tech University; Good Nutrition for Good Living, Carrollton, TX

Carol Ireton-Jones, PhD, RDN, CNSC, FASPEN 

CE Credit: 2 hours
Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-20-032-L04-P