Effects of a Ketogenic Diet on Acute Stroke


Phase 1 Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

The purpose of this controlled, randomized intervention is to investigate whether a fat-based (ketogenic) diet given for a week has a positive effect on blood sugar, mortality and function in patients hospitalized with acute stroke compared to the effect of a usual diet. The study hypothesis is that a ketogenic diet and reduced availability of glucose to the brain cells will reduce the volume of neuronal...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 17 July 2014.

1 May 2013 28 Oct 2013 1 Dec 2013 1 Feb 2014 1 Jul 2014 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Open Label
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • Jens Rikardt Andersen, MD