Diabulimia/ ED-DMT1 in the News
"This has happened because what we need to treat diabulimia is a well-connected multidisciplinary team.
A diabetes team to educate the ED (eating disorder) team and vice versa. In reality this is incredibly rare. The patient gets placed in a ward that may have never treated a Type 1 before, with staff who may not medically trained and therefore have no understanding of what they are actually looking at.
Without insulin a Type 1 will eventually fall into a condition called Diabetic Ketoacidosis which is always fatal without speedy treatment. The whole point of going into treatment is to keep you safe as you mentally can't be responsible for your diabetes treatment. But I have known many people who quite honestly would have been safer with their families or anyone who had even a rudimentary understanding of Type 1.” Read More at The Independent