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Diabetes and Eating Disorders – a complex co-morbidity

Recent clinical epidemiologic studies have identified a high co-occurrence rate of diabetes and eating disorders with consequent increased morbidity - revealing poor diabetes control as a major contributing factor for people with this comorbidity.
In this thematic series by Journal of Eating Disorders, we will consider research exploring all aspects of both Type I and Type II diabetes and eating disorders

Edited by: Dr Paul Copeland

Published: Ongoing

  1. Type 1 diabetes mellitus one of the biggest health concerns around the world, is difficult to manage during adolescence. Among the non-medical methods of controlling this disease is empowerment through self-ef...

    Authors: Jamalodin Begjani, Akram Sadat Sadat Hosseini, Hedieh Saneifard and Vida Rahimi Hasanabad
    Citation: Clinical Diabetes and Endocrinology 2024 10:14
  2. Disordered eating behaviour (DEB) represents a significant morbidity among people with type-1 diabetes (T1D). Continuous-subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) improves glycemic control and psychological wellbei...

    Authors: Nouran Yousef Salah, Mostafa Ahmad Hashim and Mai Seif ElDin Abdeen
    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2022 10:46
  3. The prevalence of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) varies worldwide among racial and ethnic groups, population characteristics (eg, average age and body mass index (BMI) of pregnant women), testing method, ...

    Authors: Balkachew Nigatu, Tigist Workneh, Thomas Mekuria, Helen Yifter, Yeshiwondim Mamuye and Addisu Gize
    Citation: Clinical Diabetes and Endocrinology 2022 8:2
  4. People with diabetes have been shown to be at risk for disordered eating compared to their non-diabetic peers. However, the majority of studies have been conducted in relatively small samples drawn from clinic...

    Authors: Kirrilly M. Pursey, Phillipa Hay, Kay Bussey, Nora Trompeter, Alexandra Lonergan, Kathleen M. Pike, Jonathon Mond and Deborah Mitchison
    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2020 8:5
  5. Eating disorders (ED) and disordered eating behaviours (DEB) have been found to be common in people with diabetes mellitus (DM). However, findings have been inconsistent.

    Authors: Danilo Dias Santana, Deborah Mitchison, David Gonzalez-Chica, Stephen Touyz, Nigel Stocks, Jose Carlos Appolinario, Gloria Valeria da Veiga and Phillipa Hay
    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2019 7:35
  6. Objective binge eating (OBE) is common among individuals with type 1 diabetes (T1D) and may have negative consequences for glycemic control. Recent studies have suggested that diabetes distress (i.e., emotiona...

    Authors: Ashley A. Moskovich, Natalia O. Dmitrieva, Michael A. Babyak, Patrick J. Smith, Lisa K. Honeycutt, Jan Mooney and Rhonda M. Merwin
    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2019 7:7
  7. Although an increasing amount of research has now established good psychometric properties and a three-component factor structure of the Diabetes Eating Problem Survey – Revised (DEPS-R) in pediatric samples w...

    Authors: Line Wisting, Joseph Wonderlich, Torild Skrivarhaug, Knut Dahl-Jørgensen and Øyvind Rø
    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2019 7:2
  8. Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is increasing in prevalence worldwide, and is closely linked to obesity. Binge Eating Disorder (BED) and Night Eating Syndrome (NES) are eating disorders that are common in obesity, and ...

    Authors: Sally Abbott, Naomi Dindol, Abd A. Tahrani and Milan K. Piya
    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2018 6:36
  9. The increased prevalence of disturbed eating behaviors (DEB), depression, and anxiety in type 1 diabetes (T1D) is generally well established; however the majority of existing research to date has focused on fe...

    Authors: Line Wisting, Torild Skrivarhaug, Knut Dahl-Jørgensen and Øyvind Rø
    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2018 6:28
  10. The combination of eating disorders and diabetes is associated with increased risk of morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study is to compare the prevalence of disordered eating behaviour (DEB) in young a...

    Authors: S. Keane, M. Clarke, M. Murphy, D. McGrath, D. Smith, N. Farrelly and S. MacHale
    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2018 6:9