For patients who are gaining weight seemingly without cause, consider sleep-related eating disorders for a diagnosis.
The acronym SCOFF can help identify patients with a likely case of anorexia or bulimia.
By age 25 years, cumulative probability of onset of eating disorder is 60% among young women with type 1 diabetes, according to the data.
The patients who recovered from anorexia showed decreased response to reward, even when hungry.
Patients taking Vyvanse experienced a decrease in the number of binge eating days per week.
In young women, dieting at a younger age predicts obesity, extreme weight control measures, and alcohol misuse.
Genes may contribute 38% to 53% of the risk of developing those disorders, researchers estimate.
As many as 71.2% of women aged 50 years and older who participated in an online survey reported that they were trying to lose weight and 13% reported at least one eating disorder symptom.
Are there other treatment options for eating disorders after therapy, acupuncture, nutrition counseling and in-patient hospital stays have failed?
As obesity and the growing strain it places on health care dominate headlines, have we forgotten that many women continue to struggle with anorexia and bulimia?
The latest evidence-based dietary recommendations from the American Diabetes Association focus on disease prevention and treatment.