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ASPEN Webinar - Cancer and the Ketogenic Diet

November 07, 2018,  3:00 PM - 4:30 PM 

Event Type: Webinars

Many individuals diagnosed with cancer seek to modify their diet as an adjunct to their treatment. One new diet that has gained popularity in some oncology patient populations is the ketogenic diet. This program will provide a thorough review of the literature and evidence on the beneficial effects of ketogenic diet in oncology. Information will be provided on the nutritional goals of the various therapeutic ketogenic diets for oncology patients as well as the implementation and management of the ketogenic diet. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Summarize the present literature supporting the ketogenic diet in different cancer types

  2. Outline the benefits and risks involved with ketogenic diet in different cancer types

  3. How to initiate and manage oncology patients on various therapeutic Ketogenic diet 

Faculty & Topics
Cancer and the Ketogenic Diet: What Does the Data Show?
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
How to Implement the Ketogenic Diet as Part of Cancer Treatment
Leonara Renda, MS, RDN, Manager of Nutritional Services, Dignity Health

Manpreet Mundi, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

CE Credit: 1.5 hours
Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-18-067-L01-P


Earlier Event: November 6
Nutrishare Neighborhood Call
Later Event: November 8
Minnesota Chapter Meeting 2018