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The New Biology of Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa: Does Dieting Help People with Eating Disorders Fit into Their Genes?

Posted Jun 02 2009 10:04pm
This presentation by Walter Kaye was filmed in March of 2001, before I was even diagnosed with my eating disorder, yet no one ever told me about it or mentioned it. It explains EDs so clearly and succinctly, without blame or psychobabble, that I am astounded no one bothered to let me know this great information.

The New Biology of Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa: Does Dieting Help People with Eating Disorders Fit Into Their Genes?


You'll need QuickTime to view- I didn't have much luck, so let me know if you can see it.

Otherwise, just click here to view the slides. There's one gratuitous skinny person picture, but it's not too bad.

Then again, I don't know why I'm surprised no one told me about so much of the great information out there. I did find it, yes, which makes me lucky enough to be tech savvy to know how to search and inquisitive enough to go looking. But I shouldn't be the person doing the research to learn all about my own illness. I wish someone out there had told me such great information, right from the get go.

Am I bitter? Maybe.
Has it fueled my passion? You better believe it.
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