Impact of carbohydrate restricted diet upon growth and hyperphagia/food anxiety in children with Prader-Willi syndrome

Dr. Ann Scheimann and colleagues at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center in Baltimore, MD will be studying the effects of a carbohydrate restricted diet in school age children with PWS.  Dr. Scheimann will examine the impact of a modified Atkins diet on growth, weight, anxiety and hyperphagia.

Ages 6-12
For more information, please email Grace Felix, MD at  Or call to speak to Grace or Ann Scheimann, MD at 410-955-8769 option 7.


This study is funded by FPWR-Canada.

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