Our Annual CoP Networking & Education Days is coming!

The Eating Disorders CoP Networking Days is where you'll have the opportunity to learn, exchange knowledge, make connections, and share experiences about eating disorders practice in BC.

Want to be a presenter?  Presentations have all been booked. But spaces are open for the Share Fair!  Contact Amy or Shannon today before spaces run out! 

Looking for a travel subsidy?  Deadline has passed. Thank-you for those who have signed up!  

Calgary parents work to fill gaps in eating disorder care

 

Blogger Michelle Stewart's fight against illness inspired others

A former health communications professional who touched many by candidly sharing her 32-year battle with a dual eating disorder in a blog has died.

PREVENTION: Break the cycle of dieting and deprivation to avoid a lifetime spent battling eating disorders

Would you put an eight-year-old on a diet? Should a 13-year-old feel ashamed of her body?

Does the Government Even Realize How Many People Are Living With An Eating Disorder?

Another mother pleads: "She's 18, she's beautiful, but she doesn't know how beautiful she is. She wears only sweatshirts to hide how skinny ... emaciated ... she is, and her long beautiful hair is now falling out. ...She counts every calorie, even counts the number of rice grains she puts in her mouth. ...I don't know where else to go. ...Everyone blames me, and the doctors don't understand, they just tell her to eat.

AED Makes It Easy to Get Involved in National Eating Disorders Week

AED Makes it Easy to Get Involved in National Eating Disorders Week

February 23 - March 1, 2014

A Day In The Life Of A Binge Eater

Jennie Kramer and Marjorie Nolan Cohn are privileged to be interviewed on Huffpost Live on "A Day in The Life of a Binge Eater", Friday , 12/6/13 at 1:30EST. 

Binge eating is the most common eating disorder in America. We will be talking about what it's really like to be one of the seven million in the U.S. struggling with it and we will hear from real sufferers who are willing to speak about their experiences. The show is hosted by Caitlyn Becker. 

Please join us! 

Specialists in treating eating disorders not immune to fat bias, study suggests

People who specialize in treating eating disorders can carry some of the same anti-fat attitudes and “fat phobia” towards obese people as the rest of society, new research suggests.

BEDA 2014 Annual Conference is now Accepting Proposals

BEDA 2014 Annual Conference

Where: Denver, Colorado - Westin, Denver Downtown
When: April 24-26, 2014

Pathways Toward a Paradigm of Health, Body Acceptance, and Quality of Life is the theme of the BEDA 2014 Annual Conference in Denver, CO, which will feature posters, sessions, workshops, networking opportunities, and opportunities to be a part of the BED community, which includes clinicians, researchers, individuals with BED and their families, advocates, educators, and others.

When men have body-image disorders

DALLAS—They’re fixated by fitness magazines, addicted to abs workouts. They measure what they eat, they know what they weigh, and they may not be the gender you surmise.

“What’s happening,” Dallas personal trainer Kevin Durio says, “is that guys are just as susceptible to magazine covers as women are.”

Are food pics a sign of a disorder?

Oh, look, Jenny ate steak last night and Tim had the chicken parm. Looks yummy, writes Carin Lane on the Times Union's Healthy Life blog.

"Foodstagramming" on sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram has been going on almost as long as cellphones have had cameras.

While food-related posts and pictures can be annoying, sometimes interesting and definitely a way to see what's on the menu at local restaurants, they also can signal a problem, according to a study presented earlier this week at the Canadian Obesity Summit in Vancouver.

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