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Eating disorders common, persistent among young females with type 1 diabetes

April 20, 2015

An increased risk for development of disturbed eating behavior or type 1 diabetes, and the disorders were common and persistent, according to recent findings.

“This 14-year longitudinal study encompasses the peak age range of [disturbed eating behavior] and [eating disorder] onset,” the researchers wrote. “It adds to the existing longitudinal literature in this high-risk group by using up to seven assessments over the study period to calculate detailed estimates of the course of these disturbances during this crucial developmental period.”

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