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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Sean Javier “Javy” Williams, 12, left, who suffers from epileptic seizures, waited as his mother Doris Williams (in pink), prepared a low-carb, high-fat lunch for him at Shriners Hospital for Children Wednesday. He is participating in a new ketogenic diet program that may reduce the severity and frequency of his seizures. Another participant is 22-month-old Hekili Naea, seen here in the arms of his grandmother, Kathy Brier. Hekili’s mom, Fawn Kiefer, prepared the tot’s lunch at the table as Dr. Ryan Lee looked on.
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Fawna Kiefer weighs a portion of hamburger for her son, Hekili. All the foods in the ketogenic diet have to be weighed to ensure the proper ratio of fats to protein and carbohydrates.