La Quinta, California (PressExposure) September 21, 2009 -- There will be an online web discussion that aims groups of diabetes educators, practitioners and other healthcare contributors regarding health and body image. It will discuss the different types of eating disorders, identifying them and how to implement interventions.
The talk will is all about the popularity of eating disorders among people with type 1 diabetes which is ballpark figured to be two to six times higher than in the common population. Twice the risk of developing eating disorders as their peers without diabetes are mostly common to young girls. The talk aims to increase knowledge on eating disorders. It's mission is to be able to classify various eating disorders including major features, signs of the mishandling of insulin, control on body image and identity progress during childhood, adolescence, and adulthood for both male and female patients with diabetes, describe the special considerations for the treatment of patients with diabetes that have an eating disorder.
It is likely that physical activity can play an independent role in the prevention of type 2 diabetes separately from its effect on weight loss and body composition. Exercise training studies have supported the contention that physical activity improves insulin sensitivity independently of any effect of activity on weight loss and fat distribution Registration will be needed to participate in the online web seminar, email Carter Sinclair Org if interested.