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ED-DMT1, commonly known as diabulimia, is an eating disorder where an individual with diabetes intentionally manipulates their insulin as a weight loss measure. Just like other eating disorders, diabulimia can lead to both short-term and long-term consequences. The right diabulimia treatment for clients will be found in a warm, welcoming, and serene environment that promotes recovery. Magnolia Creek may be that destination for many clients seeking treatment for eating disorders like diabulimia.

Signs and Symptoms of Diabulimia

According to the National Eating Disorder Association, the following symptoms may be indicative of diabulimia:

How We Treat

Many of the women with diabulimia who arrive at Magnolia Creek are physically weak. During intake, clients can expect a full physical and mental assessment. This all-important evaluation can set the tone for treatment and help establish the specific forms of diabulimia treatment that each client needs. In many cases, stabilizing health also includes weight restoration. Weight restoration can mean different things to each client. For many of the women in diabulimia treatment, it means increasing weight to find a healthy level. At the right weight, women will see their immune system and energy levels improve. Weight restoration is just one piece of the recovery puzzle, but it can be vital one for many clients.

Diabulimia treatment may have several physical aspects, but at its root, it’s a mental health disorder. Therefore, the best diabulimia treatment centers, like Magnolia Creek, are those that address mental health disorders as well as physical health issues. At Magnolia Creek, We offer several evidence-based therapies to promote health and growth for clients suffering from diabulimia, including individual therapy as well as group therapy.

If you’d like to learn more about our diabulimia treatment program, our caring staff is ready to help. Call us or fill out the form to get started today.

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