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Matthew’s Friends Rare Revolution article

Matthew’s Friends are delighted to be featured in the Autumn edition, RARE Epilepsy Issue 017, where our Founder and CEO, Emma Williams, gives an insight into medical Ketogenic Dietary Therapies for drug-resistant, rare and complex epilepsies. Click here to access the full edition See Page 5 for Professor Helen [...]

Actor Mishti Mukherjee Dies of Kidney Failure

Actor Mishti Mukherjee Dies of Kidney Failure – Why Keto Diet is Not Advisable in Kidney Ailments Response to the above article by Dr. Janak Nathan, part of the Matthew’s Friends International Expert Advisory Board. The Ketogenic Diet must be taken only under Expert Supervision We have just heard about the sad and [...]

Ella’s Keto blog

WELCOME TO ELLA’S KETO BLOG… Ella’s mum Emily is a very active and supportive member of our Ketogenic Facebook Forum for families and her fantastic pictures of Ella’s meals (and the lovely Ella of course) together with the ingredients she uses are really inspirational for others, so much so, that [...]

Lucy’s Cookery Corner

WELCOME TO LUCY’S COOKERY CORNER….. We are delighted to host a blog for the lovely Lucy Murphy.  A young woman who has been on the diet for quite a while as you will read below.  Her story is inspirational as is her skills in the kitchen! In her blog Lucy is [...]

Matthew’s Friends National Epilepsy Week 18-24 May 2020

Matthew’s Friends are joining together with these amazing charities to raise awareness during National Epilepsy Week 18-24 May 2020 Check out our social media sites all week for our #morethanseizures awareness campaign Please donate to Matthew’s Friends here during National Epilepsy Week [...]

KetoCollege Moved To 2021

Sadly due to COVID-19 Pandemic we felt it prudent to cancel Ketocollege 2020. We will be in contact with all those who have already registered with us. KetoCollege 2021 will take place on 25th – 27th May 2021 at The Crown Plaza, Felbridge, West Sussex as usual. Further information will be available in due course. [...]

 7th Global Symposium for Medical Ketogenic Dietary Therapies Moved

 7th GLOBAL SYMPOSIUM FOR MEDICAL KETOGENIC DIETARY THERAPIES MOVED TO 19TH TO 23RD OCTOBER 2021. Sadly due to COVID-19 Pandemic we felt it prudent to postpone the 7th Global Ketogenic Symposium until next year.  The meeting will still be held at the same venue in Brighton and we will be in contact with all those [...]

Spring/Summer Newsletter 2020

Matthew’s Friends Spring/Summer Newsletter 2020 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

COVID-19 General advice for persons with epilepsy

1.1. COVID-19/ GENERAL ADVICE FOR PERSONS WITH EPILEPSY Never discontinue your antiepileptic medication without medical advice from an adult or child neurologist. Families and patients should avoid presenting at emergency departments and understand that it may be advisable to postpone all hospital visits, unless absolutely necessary, in order to avoid the risk of people becoming [...]

Tips on managing a medical Ketogenic Diet during the Coronavirus pandemic

To download this document as a PDF that includes hyperlinks to suggested links, please click here. Although it is always nice to use fresh and organic produce where possible, we should think now particularly about ACCESSIBILITY and AFFORDABILITY. Here are some practical considerations for shopping, cooking and carrying on keto! [...]