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2018 Consensus Statement Release

2018-05-24T16:08:43+00:00

We are delighted to announce the new 2018 Consensus Statement for Optimal clinical management of children receiving dietary therapies for epilepsy: Updated recommendations of the International Ketogenic Diet Study Group.  Matthew’s Friends are proud to be a part of this important update to the Consensus Statement, a key resource in the management of children with epilepsy [...]

2018 Consensus Statement Release 2018-05-24T16:08:43+00:00

Closing Date For KetoCollege 2018 & Glut1 Conference Registrations

2018-05-11T11:14:47+00:00

Registrations For KetoCollege 2018 & The 2nd European Glut 1 Meeting Close On 31st May 2018 With the big dates approaching rapidly and available spaces being snapped up quickly it's important to note that the closing date for registrations for both events is the 31st May 2018. To secure your places on your chosen event, [...]

Closing Date For KetoCollege 2018 & Glut1 Conference Registrations 2018-05-11T11:14:47+00:00

The Spring Newsletter Is Here

2018-04-17T14:30:16+00:00

Matthew’s Friends Spring 2018 newsletter is now available to read online. To read the newsletter, please go to the Newsletters section, or click here. For enquiries regarding future Newsletter content, please contact emma@matthewsfriends.org.

The Spring Newsletter Is Here 2018-04-17T14:30:16+00:00

Purple Day #purpleavocado

2018-03-24T06:14:01+00:00

Join Matthew’s Friends and help raise awareness of epilepsy this Purple Day! Our #purpleavocado campaign celebrates the delicious and nutritious, high fat, low carb, avocado as a fantastic ingredient for a Ketogenic diet. Our charity supports children and adults who have complex, drug-resistant epilepsy. Ketogenic Dietary Therapies can help many reduce their seizures, or even [...]

Purple Day #purpleavocado 2018-03-24T06:14:01+00:00

Latest KetoCollege & Glut1 Deficiency Conference News

2018-03-05T13:29:23+00:00

Click on the link below for all the latest news relating to the annual KetoCollege taking place between the 19th – 21st June 2018 and also the 2nd Annual European Conference on Glut1 Deficiency which is scheduled to take place between the 22nd - 23rd June 2018. There is also important information regarding available bursaries [...]

Latest KetoCollege & Glut1 Deficiency Conference News 2018-03-05T13:29:23+00:00

Greg’s Running The 2018 Virgin London Marathon!

2018-02-09T14:07:43+00:00

Greg in London Marathon training mode! We’re all so proud of Greg, he has autism, has suffered endless seizures throughout his childhood and has now taken on a challenge, we and his family and of course Greg, would never have dreamed of. Our first, ever, epilepsy patient, treated with Ketogenic Diet therapy, running [...]

Greg’s Running The 2018 Virgin London Marathon! 2018-02-09T14:07:43+00:00

Matthew’s Friends Statement on Ketogenic Dietary Therapies and Pregnancy

2018-01-23T07:21:03+00:00

Further to the recent publicity around the problems associated with the use of some Anti-Epileptic Drugs (AED’s) during pregnancy, there has been a dramatic increase in interest and requests for using Ketogenic Dietary Therapy (KDT) as an alternative treatment to AED’s for those women with epilepsy who are pregnant or whom are trying to get [...]

Matthew’s Friends Statement on Ketogenic Dietary Therapies and Pregnancy 2018-01-23T07:21:03+00:00

A Christmas Message From Matthew’s Friends Founder, Emma Williams MBE

2018-01-02T09:34:18+00:00

It has been another hectic year at Matthew’s Friends as we continue our work with medical Ketogenic Dietary Therapies. As always, our priority has been to support those families and individuals living with complex epilepsies and epilepsy syndromes, Glut 1 Deficiency, Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Deficiency and Brain Cancer. We have supplied free starter packs as well [...]

A Christmas Message From Matthew’s Friends Founder, Emma Williams MBE 2018-01-02T09:34:18+00:00

Hadrian’s Wall Trek 6th July – 8th July 2018

2018-01-02T09:34:18+00:00

Step back in time on this epic charity challenge! This most ancient of charity treks takes us from Lanercost Priory to Brocolitia, encompassing some of the most visited and fascinating ruins. Hadrian’s Wall was built in AD122 on the orders of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, and stretched from the East to West coasts of Britain, from Bowness [...]

Hadrian’s Wall Trek 6th July – 8th July 2018 2018-01-02T09:34:18+00:00

Advent Calendars – Lower Carb

2018-01-02T09:34:18+00:00

We have been looking into lower carb versions of Advent Calendars and have come up with these; (Please note the carb contents vary and are approximate – please do check that they are suitable for your diet/prescription) Carbohydrate 19g Grams approx. 0.79grams per choc. Pundits Christmas Advent Calendar - No Added Sugar [...]

Advent Calendars – Lower Carb 2018-01-02T09:34:18+00:00