Infographic: Applications for the Ketogenic Diet in Dermatology

The ketogenic diet has a good safety and efficacy profile if administered by a knowledgeable provider. Dermatologists should be aware of this diet because it is gaining popularity with physicians and patients alike and can potentially benefit a number of patients with dermatologic diseases.

A recent Cutis review article by Fomin and Handfield reviewed the current literature on proven and possible mechanisms by which ketones and a ketogenic diet may be utilized in dermatology. This infographic breaks down the applications for the ketogenic diet with an emphasis on which dermatologic conditions may benefit and how patients should implement the diet.


This infographic is available in the PDF above.

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