Pediatrics: Child Eating Disorders - Part 2 Lee Memorial Health System From one end of the scale to the other. With more cases of childhood obesity being reported, the opposite problem is also taking a drastic turn. "Coaches need to be looking for this. Parents need to be looking for this. And they need to be talking to kids about healthy and unhealthy ways to maintain weight," says Dr. Angela D'Alessandro, a pediatrician on The Children's Hospital medical staff. Eating disorders in children are on a sharp increase.
Pediatrics: Child Eating Disorders - Part 1 Lee Memorial Health System It's a startling new statistic: the number of kids being hospitalized for eating disorders has gone up 119% in the past 10 years. "This is just growing. Just exploding," warns Dr. Angela D'Alessandro, a pediatrician on The Children's Hospital medical staff.
Anorexia Nervosa Video VideoMD Katherine Wilson, a licesnsed professional counselor, discusses treating and dealing with anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder, particulary with teenagers/college age students.