Diabulimia: A Life-Threatening DisorderThe Diabetes Site
You may have never heard about it, but it does exist – Diabulimia, an eating disorder for insulin-using diabetics, who withhold their insulin in order to lose weight. Cassady Kinter knows from experience how easily sucked in you can get with this type of habit but not understand the dangers of it until it’s too late.
Watch as Cassady describes how she was able to lose 10 pounds in two days and how appealing and easy the habit became. However, it wasn’t until the extreme fatigue, hair loss and side effects came, that Cassady realized how much her habit was taking a toll on her body.