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Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are serious but treatable mental and physical illnesses that may affect people of all genders, ages, races, religions, ethnicities, sexual orientations, body shapes, and weights. In this topic library dedicated to eating disorders we will provide resources to help unfold the nuances between different categories of eating disorders, their etiology, diagnosis and treatment guidelines and current research.

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Patient Perspective: Living With Binge Eating Disorder

Patient Perspective: Living With Binge Eating Disorder

Laura Kaponer, Certified Peer Support Specialist, sits down with Dr. Miranda Fisher to share her story on being diagnosed with Binge Eating Disorder. She discusses the impact it can have both personally and professionally and helpful tools she’s discovered throughout her treatment journey. Featuring: Laura Kaponer, CPSS is a mental…
During 2020, Overweight & Obesity Among Children Ages 5 Through 17 Rose To Over 40%

During 2020, Overweight & Obesity Among Children Ages 5 Through 17 Rose To Over 40%

Between March 2020 and January 2021, the incidence of overweight and obesity among children ages 5 to 17 rose to over 40%. The increase was particularly pronounced among younger children, with a relative increase of almost 24%. Among children ages 5 to 11 years, the incidence of overweight and obesity…

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