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The Eating Recovery Center Blog features frequent updates concerning Eating Recovery Center (ERC), our eating disorder treatment methods and programs, and upcoming meetings and events to help provide patients, families, professionals, and alumni alike with the information they need to understand their condition and enter on a path to long-lasting recovery.

April 25, 2016
Read Dr. Ovidio Bermudez's discussion on the dual diagnosis of an eating disorder and type 1 diabetes; as well as the warning signs and treatment of diabulimia, also known as ED-DMT1.
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March 21, 2016

According to the National Center for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, up to one-third of patients with type 1 diabetes between the ages of 15 and 30 engage in the very unhealthy practice of insulin manipulation.

While people with bulimia nervosa may purge via vomiting, laxatives or compulsive exercise to lose weight, people with diabetes may restrict insulin to lose weight, a weight-loss mechanism often referred to as “diabulimia.”

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