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While many young girls are preoccupied with their appearance, those with Type 1 diabetes may be even more so and, therefore, have a greater risk of developing diabulimia (ED-DMT1).
Diabulimia often also involves bulimia, bingeing on copious sugary or carbohydrate-rich foods and purging the excess sugar with laxatives, as well as self-induced vomiting or doing excessive exercise to lose weight.
Diabulimia is an eating disorder specific to patients with diabetes characterized by limiting and/or skipping insulin dosing.
Keywords: Adolescent, diabulimia, eating disorder, Type 1 DM, weight loss
En la ultima decada a la bulimia y la anorexia se sumaron nuevos trastornos llamados genericamente: vigorexia, ortorexia, permarexia, drunkorexia, diabulimia, pica alimentaria y megarexia.
But as she grew up, she had come to terms with her condition, and had even become a trustee of a charity supporting those with diabulimia, which helps those with diabetes who also have eating disorders.
Two common comorbidities in type 1 diabetic adolescents are depression and the eating disorder popularly known as diabulimia.
These questions probe for distortions in body image and eating behavior, two core features of bulimia as described in the DSMIV These also are central to diabulimia, but diabulimia isn't a DSMIV diagnosis and thus does not have formal diagnostic criteria, Grace Shih explained at the conference, sponsored by the University of Colorado, Denver, and the Children's Diabetes Foundation at Denver.
Diabulimia A disturbing new eating disorder in which people with Type 1 diabetes deliberately give themselves less insulin than they need, to help weight loss.
Nowadays doctors have a name for this kind of eating disorder - diabulimia - but back then no one understood.