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Table 3 BMI, diet, and ketones

From: Treatment of glioma patients with ketogenic diets: report of two cases treated with an IRB-approved energy-restricted ketogenic diet protocol and review of the literature

BMI Diet Blood Urine
Pt. no. Pre ERKD Post ERKD Food and/or Ketocal Estimated total calories/day Glucose (mg/dL) Ketones (mm) Ketones
1 27 25.4 Initial Ketocal changed to food 3:1 ratio
Fat:protein and CHO
20 to 25 Kcal/kg initially <80 then >80 2 to 4  
2 24.3 22.7 Food 3:1 ratio
Fat:protein and CHO
20 to 25 Kcal/kg Usually <100 2 to 4  
3 17.6 17.6 70 to 85 Kcal/kg
4 to 5 TSP MCT oil
    
4 14.6 14.6 11.5 TSP MCT 2,200 Kcal/day 72-90 2 to 4  
5 25.6 20
Good health
100% Karnofsky score
600 Kcal/day
Ketocal 4:1
10 gm MCT
600 Kcal/day <60 1 to 2.5 3+
6 21 18 Atkins

Classic
Ketogenic diet
3.5:1
Fat:protein and CHO
80 to 90% est. energy needed Atkins 77.2
Keto-diet 60 to 85
  
7    ERKD   55 to 70 4  
  1. CHO, carbohydrates; MCT, medium chain triglycerides; Prot, protein; TSP tea spoons.