National Eating Disorders Association

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  1. Evaluation and Diagnosis

    ... for use in a nonemergency situation. If the situation is a medical or psychiatric emergency and the person is at risk of suicide or is ... and fluid intake Laboratory Testing for Medical Professionals  You can share this list of eating disorder laboratory ...

    tsegarra - 02/21/2017 - 1:49pm

  2. Identifying Eating Disorders in Athletes: It’s Okay to Say You’re Not Okay

    ... Identifying Eating Disorders in Athletes: A Discussion for Professionals . The panel consisted of three brave, inspiring athletes sharing ... to seek help. Zach is now attending the University of Kansas Medical Center to become a sports medicine physician and continue his advocacy ...

    _admin_communic... - 09/07/2017 - 5:09pm

  3. Changing the Way We Measure Health

    ... term ‘body mass index (BMI)’ was first established in a medical paper published in 1972, as a “relative weight index of general obesity. ” Since then, healthcare professionals have used it as a tool to categorize individuals as underweight, ...

    _admin_communic... - 11/17/2016 - 4:27pm

  4. How to Manage an Appeals Process

    ... Appeals can take weeks or months to complete, and health professionals and facilities that treat eating disorders advise that it’s ... that sending documentation of an appeals request to the medical director, the human resources director of the company where the patient ...

    tsegarra - 02/21/2017 - 4:45pm

  5. What Our Children’s Eating Disorders Meant for Our Parenting

    ...    Our first ray of hope came in the form of professionals who understood the illness and its effects, not only on those ... very quickly that nourishing our daughters was now the medical professionals’ job. At times, we battled with the feelings of failure ...

    _admin_communic... - 02/26/2017 - 4:21pm

  6. Assisting Physicians in Eating Disorder Prevention

    ... PhD and Kimberli McCallum, MD, FAPA, CEDS As health professionals, physicians play an integral role in educating and assisting ... and symptoms, address concerns with sensitivity, stabilize medical complications, and initiate an appropriate referral. Without education, ...

    tsegarra - 10/05/2017 - 3:47pm

  7. Finding The Right Treatment for Your Eating Disorder

    ... never spoken about your struggles before.  Treatment professionals understand that there may be things that you leave out in this ... nutrition counseling, supported meals, and group therapy.  Medical stability is required at this level of care. Partial ...

    _admin_communic... - 01/15/2015 - 3:05pm

  8. Treatment

    ... of psychological and nutritional counseling, along with medical and psychiatric monitoring. Treatment must address the eating disorder ... levels of efficacy and research supporting their use. Many professionals now recommend the use of evidence-based treatment, which is ...

    tsegarra - 06/07/2017 - 4:23pm

  9. "I Felt Like I Had to Be Perfect in Every Way"

    ... and diagnosed with autism increases, it is vital that both professionals and recovery advocates include autistic voices in the ... with a very severe case of anorexia. I voluntarily took a medical leave of absence from school to focus on treatment. I did outpatient ...

    _admin_communic... - 05/04/2017 - 3:45pm

  10. The Uniquely Dangerous Eating Disorder Symptom in Type 1 Diabetes

    ... rarely understood or recognized outside the T1DM patient and medical community. In fact, there is still a lack of awareness even inside of ... In addition, their experiences may help provide healthcare professionals with ideas about how to attempt to prevent eating disorders in ...

    _admin_communic... - 03/15/2017 - 11:40am

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