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Eating Disorders and Diabetes: Experts Discuss @ AADE 2015

As they reach their teens, many with type 1 diabetes discover that the disease provides a secret weapon for losing weight. But it's dangerous, and can lead to serious medical complications. Diabetes educators and a former diabulemia patient will share their stories and experience at AADE15.

The 2 Types of Perfectionism: One Helps While The Other Sabotages You

A certain type of perfectionism can lead to depression, anxiety and eating disorders. » Continue reading: The 2 Types of Perfectionism: One Helps While The Other Sabotages You » Read HealthiestBlog.com, the new site from PsyBlog's author Related...Show More Summary

Migraine Prevention Drug Could Trigger Eating Disorders in Teens

last monthHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Serious concerns have been raised about the migraine medication topiramate.

Consumed by Food? 6 Lessons on Overcoming Disordered Eating

For a good 12 years of my life, I was obsessively consumed with food. I had this unhealthy relationship with my body and my eating. I simultaneously loathed myself and desperately desired to be skinnier, while also compulsively binging until I couldn't move. For months I would restrict. Show More Summary

Transgender College Students More Likely to Have Eating Disorders

A disproportionate number of college students with anorexia or bulimia are transgender. Gay, lesbian, and bi students also have higher rates than their straight classmates. read more

Consumed by Food? 6 Lessons on Overcoming Disordered Eating

For a good 12 years of my life, I was obsessively consumed with food. I had this unhealthy relationship with my body and my eating. I simultaneously loathed myself and desperately desired to be skinnier, while also compulsively binging until I couldn't move. Show More Summary

7 Things to Remember During Eating Disorder Recovery

Don’t pressure yourself to love your body unconditionally; it’s possible that that will come in time. Instead, focus on shifting your negative thoughts to neutral ones: Your body exists. It carries you around. It is neither good nor bad. It is a body. The post 7 Things to Remember During Eating Disorder Recovery appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Facebook Use May Increase Eating Disorders In College Women

Facebook use has been found to increase eating disorders in college-aged women. A new study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health has discovered that when frequent Facebook users compare their bodies to their friends’ bodies, they were more prone to engage in risky dieting behaviors. Show More Summary

10 Ways to Support a Girlfriend with Body Image Issues

last monthLGBT / Lesbian : SheWired.com

Body dysmorphia and its dangerous but popular cousin disordered eating are pretty tough to live with, but there are supportive things that can make it a tiny bit easier to do so. Contributor: Sasha Garwood read more

Well: When Cancer Triggers (or Hides) an Eating Disorder

Treatment can pose a daunting challenge for young women with body-image issues, and reawaken a previous problem.

How I Broke Up With My Eating Disorder

This year I began a new relationship by falling in love with me. Having shared most of my life with an eating disorder, caught in a cycle of punishing my body and denying it the one thing we all need to survive, food. Not the way that someone who loves themselves lives. Show More Summary

Video Game Characters Rendered as Realistic Women (VIDEO)

A website on eating disorders recently posted Photoshopped images of female video game characters portrayed as "average" women with realistic proportions.

Eating Disorder Website Makes Video Game Characters "Average Sized," Cures Bulimia, or Something

There's a great line from the film Mean Girls that I wish more people would listen to: “And that’s when I realized making fun of Caroline...

Treating Eating Disorders the New-Fashioned Way:

The establishment and assuredness of a safe and trusting relationship between patient and therapist prior to making the transition from office to on-line, plus symptoms being well under control or gone, then YES, my experience has shown that continued progress and recovery is possible, particularly for eating disorder patients with underlying anxiety & depression.

These Resized Female Video Characters Aren't More 'Realistic' Than Before

Bulimia.com's resized female video game characters are a good-intentioned, but ultimately misguided, way to tackle eating disorders.

Stop Blaming the Victims of Eating Disorders

What do emphysema, eating disorders and chronic liver disease have in common? They are all devastating illnesses where research lags due to blaming the victim. Why the diseases that cause the most harm don't always get the most research...Show More Summary

What the ladies of gaming would look like as average Americans

Bulimia.com, a website dedicated to helping those with eating disorders find treatment, has "reverse Photoshopped" some characters from popular games series to make them look more like the average American woman. " If video game creators...Show More Summary

Video Game Characters Get Realistic Waistlines

Bulimia.com renders female characters from classic video games with measurements from average women. Bulimia.com is a support organization for people struggling with eating disorders. Yesterday, they tried to call attention what they say are unrealistic body image depictions in video games. Show More Summary

Lara Croft Gets a Realistic Makeover from Eating Disorder Support Group

Image: Bulimia.com. Bulimia.com, an organization supporting people struggling with eating disorders, is calling attention to unrealistic and potentially damaging body image depictions in gaming by reverse Photoshopping some of its most famous characters. Show More Summary

Woman Fights for Her Life Against Rare Disorder Starving Her to Death

At age 28, Lisa Brown seemed to have everything—she was newly married, happy, and just getting settled into her new life. Then, she mysteriously began losing weight even though she was eating regularly, and then her weight plummeted to dangerous lows. Suddenly, she was fighting to stay alive and convince others that she didn’t have an eating disorder. Read more...

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