Diabulimia: the world’s most dangerous eating disorder

  title={Diabulimia: the world’s most dangerous eating disorder},
  author={Ingrid Torjesen},
Diabetologists are teaming up with mental health professionals to work out a new approach to changing dangerous behaviours for weight loss, reports Ingrid Torjesen 

I live with “the world’s most dangerous” eating disorder

Having lived with the challenges of diabulimia and other eating disorders for years, our author describes how her experience might be helped by more official recognition of the disease and the

Terminology matters: ‘diabulimia’ is insufficient to describe eating disorders in individuals with Type 1 diabetes

  • L. WistingF. Snoek
  • Medicine
    Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
  • 2019
Eating disorders deserve full attention, given the evidence that they are two to three times more common among individuals with Type 1 diabetes compared with the general population, and subthreshold disturbed eating behaviours are reported in up 60% of females with Type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes and eating disorders: an exploration of ‘Diabulimia’

This exploratory study aimed to provide much-needed information to healthcare professionals and guide the focus for future research on themes that clinicians may find useful to consider about eating disorder populations.

Eating disorders and diabetes: behavioural patterns and psychopathology. Two case reports.

Female diabetic patients with eating disorders who use insulin as a tool for weight control (purging) following binge eating should be assessed for borderline personality disorder in order to tailor a more effective therapeutic approach.

Developing a novel intervention for type 1 diabetes and disordered eating using a participatory action design process: Safe management of people with Type 1 diabetes and EAting Disorders studY (STEADY)

To develop a cognitive behavioural therapy‐based intervention for people with type 1 diabetes and disordered eating using Experience‐Based Co‐Design as part of the Safe management of people with Type

Managing anorexia nervosa in primary care

GPs play a vital role in recognising the signs and symptoms of anorexia nervosa, identifying whether the patient has acute and potentially life-threatening symptoms, and referring them promptly and appropriately to secondary care.

Relationship between hypoglycaemia, body mass index and quality of life among patients with type 1 diabetes: Observations from the DEPICT clinical trial programme

The relationships between hypoglycaemia, body mass index (BMI) and quality of life, and the impact of dapagliflozin on patient‐reported treatment satisfaction in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) are demonstrated.

Eating disorders and type 1 diabetes

This Special Issue of Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, which brings together a range of informative and thought-provoking papers on eating disorders in the context of T1D, is introduced.

Understanding, measuring and treating eating disorders in those with type 1 diabetes

How Eating Disorders in Type 1 Diabetes have been treated is investigated by reviewing literature from the last 2 decades, paying particular attention as to how treatment providers have accommodated the unique needs of those with T1D and whether or not programmes have been successful in relation to both psychological and biological outcomes.

Eating disorders and the orthodontist: Diagnosis, considerations and referral

It is of relevance to the orthodontist to be aware of potential presenting features of these conditions, when and where to seek advice, and how such disorders may impact upon Orthodontic outcomes.