Pablo believes the Ketogenic Diet has saved his life.
“It’s all quackery in the eyes of modern medicine but it’s clearly helping because I’m still alive,” Pablo said.
“To my knowledge, I’m the only person with this type of brain tumour that isn’t having therapy or surgery and is still alive today.”
Pablo isn’t able to take a job as his seizures prevent him from working and his supplements and therapies cost an estimated £11,000 a year which he has to pay for using his disability benefits. This often means that Pablo has to analyse which supplements are imperative to his survival and which he can live without. He refers to an American company, Nutritional Solutions, for advice in these matters.
“This brain tumour is trying to kill me right now. This diet involves a lot of work, but it’s a matter of life and death for me. The next step is to try and shrink it. Hopefully I can be an advocate for people to use this diet.
“The tumour is still there, but I can live and love my family and hopefully start my own family one day.”
Pablo, his family and friends fundraise constantly to pay for his supplements, food and therapies. To support The Pablo Fund, visit www.gofundme.com/fkft14. You can also follow Pablo on Twitter @pablosbrainjourne