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Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000418382.98982.f5
Feature: ADOLESCENT HEALTH

Disordered eating in adolescent females with T1DM

Schmitt, Terri L. PhD, RN, FNP-BC

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Abstract

Abstract: Disordered eating behaviors are common in the adolescent population. These behaviors are especially dangerous for young females with type 1 diabetes due to frequent alterations in insulin levels. This article provides an overview of disordered eating in adolescent females with type 1 diabetes, including prevalence and morbidity, insulin omission and associated health outcomes, risk factors, and suggestions for screening and prevention.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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