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Diabulimia Type 1 Diabetic Eating Disorders

When you have Type 1 diabetes, you need insulin to survive. Diabulimia causes type 1 diabetics to stop taking their insulin for weight loss and other reasons and places their wellbeing at serious risk.

Diabulimia as a combination of terms of diabetes and bulimia, which is further considered to be an eating disorder whereby individuals with type 1 diabetes intentionally restrict their insulin dose or stop taking insulin altogether so that they can lose weight.

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