Disordered eating behaviors among Turkish adolescents with and without Type 1 diabetes.

@article{Pinar2005DisorderedEB,
  title={Disordered eating behaviors among Turkish adolescents with and without Type 1 diabetes.},
  author={Rukiye Pinar},
  journal={Journal of pediatric nursing},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={383-8}
}
The aim of this comparative study was to determine the prevalence of disordered eating behaviors (DEBs) and its affecting factors among adolescents with Type 1 diabetes. Subjects were 45 diabetic adolescents and 55 nondiabetic healthy control subjects. The main outcome measures used were the Eating Attitudes Test and the Body Image Scale (BIS). Findings suggest that DEBs are almost four times as common in diabetic adolescents as in their nondiabetic peers (p < .001). Strict diet restriction and… CONTINUE READING

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