Anorexia Might Be a Disease Like Diabetes

More on this later, but in case you haven't seen:
Anorexia Might Be a Disease Like Diabetes, Scientists Say


  1. Interesting, I want to know more on how he thinks the treatment should be tailored.

  2. Wow .. now you're talking!

  3. A disease like diabetes, or a disorder like allergies...something biological that goes haywire under certain circumstances and NOT a willful act on the part of the sufferer...!

    What will they think of next?!

    Actually, I'm glad to see it in print like this. I don't know if they are barking up the right tree looking at metabolism, as I think the problem is in the brain itself, but I'm glad to see someone looking at the biology! YAY!

  4. I am always interested to read of research that study these two life-threatening illnesses. I developed Anorexia at age 11, and my youngest son developed Juvenile Diabetes at age 11. Of my four children, he was the one who inherited most of my personality traits (e.g., perfectionism, highly sensitive, conscientious).


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