From Binge Eating to Type 2 Diabetes: Understanding the Potential Link 

From Binge Eating to Type 2 Diabetes: Understanding the Potential Link 

Over 30 million Americans suffer from type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D), comprising the seventh leading cause of death in the United States.1 In recent years, researchers have observed a relationship between eating disorders, most commonly binge eating disorder (BED), and T2D, with up to 40% of T2D patients reporting disordered eating behaviors.2  Binge eating has…

Perceptions and experiences with eating disorder treatment in the first year of COVID‐19: A longitudinal qualitative analysis

Perceptions and experiences with eating disorder treatment in the first year of COVID‐19: A longitudinal qualitative analysis

Goode, R. W., Godoy, S. M., Wolfe, H., Olson, K., Agbozo, B., Mueller, A., Noem, T., Malian, H., Peat, C. M., Watson, H., Thornton, L. M., Gwira, R., & Bulik, C. M. (2022). Perceptions and experiences with eating disorder treatment in the first year of COVID-19: A longitudinal qualitative analysis. International Journal of Eating Disorders,…

Too Much Trick For Your Treat: How Halloween Can Impact Individuals with Eating Disorders 

Too Much Trick For Your Treat: How Halloween Can Impact Individuals with Eating Disorders 

Halloween can be a difficult time for individuals diagnosed with an eating disorder because it may induce concerns over body image and greater feelings of a lack of control around food.1 In the United States, the holiday is typically associated with dressing up in costumes, trick or treating, scary movies, and decorations. However, for many…

The Experiences of Black Women with Eating Disorders During the Dual Pandemics

The Experiences of Black Women with Eating Disorders During the Dual Pandemics

Research has shown increases in disordered eating since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic and a 48% average increase in eating disorder related hospitalizations (Devoe et al., 2022). While there is significantly less data on Black Americans with eating disorders, research has linked stress and an increased lack of control around eating among Black women…