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Eating Disorder Treatment Guidelines

According to standardized eating disorder treatment guidelines, a team approach works best for eating disorder patients. The treatment team should include a physician, counselor, and dietitian, with eating disorder experience if possible. Find out more here: http://www.aedweb.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Medical_Care_Standards&Template=%2FCM%2FContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=2413

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First study of eating disorders in teen ER patient suggests an opportunity to spot hidden problems

A new study shows 16% of teens aged 14-20 seen in the ER may have an undiagnosed eating disorder.  Better screening in the ER could help and make a major difference in these lives! http://umhsheadlines.org/26/first-study-of-eating-disorders-in-teen-er-patients-suggests-an-opportunity-to-spot-hidden-problems/?utm_source=HSH&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=first-study-of-eating-disorders-in-teen-er-patients-suggests-an-opportunity-to-spot-hidden-problems&utm_source=Inside+iaedp+December+6+2012&utm_campaign=iaedp+Symposium+2013&utm_medium=email

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Iceland Proposes a Ban on Weight Discrimination

“Research shows that weight discrimination is a pronounced and severe form of bias in Western societies…Despite unequivocal evidence that this type of discrimination occurs, no country has yet taken the critical step of making weight discrimination illegal.” http://www.aedweb.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Resources_for_the_Press&Template=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=3287