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Jan 5, 2012, 12:33 PM
Former patient featured as a “Woman of Substance” Denise Folcik, came to Rogers Memorial Hospital for treatment for anorexia, bulimia and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Denise Folcik is a person who immediately comes across as confident, happy…
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Dec 9, 2011, 11:29 PM
It is not unusual for a male to have an eating disorder, as a growing body of evidence indicates that men are as concerned about body image as women. Males make up approximately 10% of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa eating disorder patients.…
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Dec 2, 2011, 7:20 AM
By Jessica J. Witt MSN, RN, CPNPEating Disorders and the Holidays: Coping for Children and Teens Clinical Services Manager - Eating Disorder Services Milwaukee December 1st has arrived – and it’s difficult to believe that only a week has passed…
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Nov 17, 2011, 12:19 PM
Be alert to children who are afraid to eat, touch, or be around candy.Eating Disorder Treatment Halloween is the black and orange day that inaugurates the season of food-centered holidays in our nation. Children and teens get dressed up in their…
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Oct 26, 2011, 1:07 PM
With the support of lead dietitian Kari Johnson, a group of teens in treatment for eating disorders recently tried a seasonal treat: caramel apples. For this particular food challenge, a variety of caramel apples were provided for the group’s snack,…
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Sep 13, 2011, 9:01 AM
School can be stressful and challenging for many young people, and, in some cases, school-related activities can trigger an eating disorder. Nearly 15 percent of the patients at the inpatient eating disorders treatment program for children and…
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