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Diabulimia: Towards Understanding, Recognition, and Healing

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ISBN-10: 149238478X

ISBN-13: 9781492384786

Edition: N/A

Authors: Aarti Sharma

List price: $10.95
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Diabulimia, also known as 'Eating Disorder - Diabetes Mellitus Type I' (ED-DMT1) is a severely clinically under-recognized condition, where diabetic individuals essentially omit doses of insulin in order to purge calories and control their weight. It is a complicated illness with multiple etiologies and potentially lethal complications. In this book, the author fuses her unique perspective as a former patient with her medical training to expound upon all aspects of the condition. Including sections intended for the clinician, patient, and general layperson, this book is unprecedented in the detailed and nuanced information offered. The author's personal experience also enables her to…    
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Book details

List price: $10.95
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 10/14/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 266
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Aarti Sharma was diagnosed with Type I Diabetes in 2000. She holds a bachelors of science in chemistry from the University of Illinois, Chicago. She is a former recipient of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, American Scandinavian Foundation Fellowship, and Endocrine Society NIH Research Grant. She is currently completing her medical training at the Stanford University School of Medicine."While eating disorders in type 1 diabetes represent a serious women's health problem in diabetes, relatively little is known about best treatment practices and strategies for prevention. Ms. Sharma has made a significant and comprehensive contribution to raising awareness and understanding of eating…