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Monday, January 12, 2015
After a 24-48 hour period of fasting, the patient (usually a child) ramps up his diet to goal, which takes on average four days. Glucose is monitored every six to eight hours and urine is monitored daily. The goal is four parts fat to one part protein and carbohydrate. Patients are given a carbohydrate-free multivitamin, calcium, and vitamin D.
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