Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists
Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists
August 11, 2019
3 min watch

VIDEO: Nearly a third of people with diabetes may inappropriately omit insulin to lose weight

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HOUSTON — In this video exclusive, Asha Brown, founder and executive director of We Are Diabetes, speaks with Endocrine Today Diabetes in Real Life columnist Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, FAADE, about eating disorders and how they manifest among people with type 1 diabetes.

Not taking appropriate insulin in order to lose weight is likely the most prevalent eating disorder affecting people with diabetes, according to Brown. She recommends a personalized approach to assessing potential symptoms and provides tools and strategies for identifying and addressing insulin omission and other eating disorders.

Watch the video for more.