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Signs a Dentist or Doctor May Notice
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Tips for Teachers Who Suspect a Student Has an Eating Disorder
Questions to ask when seeking a treatment center
Questions to ask the care team
Questions to ask an outpatient therapist
Questions patients may want to ask treatment providers privately
Questions family/partners/friends may want to ask treatment providers privately
Recommended Dos for being supportive
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COBRA Rights Checklist
Tips for how to manage an appeals process
Insurance Benefits Checklist
Explanation of rights to continue healthcare coverage under COBRA
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Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder in which a person engages in binge eating (eating a lot of food in a short time) followed by some type of behavior to prevent weight gain from the food that was eaten. This behavior can take two forms: self-induced vomiting, misuse of enemas, laxatives, diet pills (called purging) and excessive exercise, fasting, or diabetic omission of insulin (called non-purging). Some people with bulimia nervosa may also starve themselves for periods of time before binge eating again. Bulimia nervosa has important mental, emotional, and physical aspects that require consideration during treatment.

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