What Exactly Is Diabulimia?

An excerpt from Holly Warfel’s, MS, RD, article titled: Just What Is Diabulimia?

You may have heard this word or even seen an article talking about it, but have you ever thought about what diabulimia actually is? This term is being used more and more in clinical practice to describe individuals with Type 1 diabetes who minimize or completely skip insulin doses in an effort to lose weight. While not recognized as an official “eating disorder” in the DSM, this practice is often considered a type of bulimia. Click here to continue reading¬†Just What Is Diabulimia?

 

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