Show Notes: Diabulimia – Dr. Ann Goebel-Fabbri

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In this weeks episode we talked with we talked about Diabulimia with Dr. Ann Goebel-Fabbri, a clinical psychologist at the Joslin Diabetes Center and Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

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In this episode we covered:

5:18 – About Dr. Goebel-Fabbri
6:17 – What is Diabulimia?
8:36 – Are we seeing an increase in Diabulimia?
9:37 – Can you describe the diabetic in terms of weight and eating habits?
11:58 – Does the push to gain weight very quickly cause food addiction or unnecessary weight gain?
16:12 – Bulimics tend to be normal or slightly overweight, is that also true of the Diabulimic?
17:08 – Is there such thing as Diarexic?
17:25 – What are the complications of a disorder that involves restricting food and restricting insulin?
22:05 – What are the long-term and short-term risks of Diabulimia?
28:03 – Type III Diabetes
29:20 – Caller Question: Is there such thing as a Type II Diabulimic? What would this complication be for older populations?
34:45 – What other things can people be on the lookout for, in terms of comorbidity?
36:27 – What treatment options are most successful in treating Diabulimia?
46:15 – What advice would you give to parents of children that are struggling with Diabulimia?

Links We Discussed

The Joslin Diabetes Center
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