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Call for increased awareness of eating disorder prevalence in high-performance sport

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) has this week (Monday, September 7) announced a partnership with the National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) to call for...
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Study revealing impact of COVID-19 on people living with eating disorders

Originally published here EDGI Lead Investigator, founding Director of the UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders (CEED) and Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders at...
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Eating disorders – the carers’ perspective on their impact

Today’s blog features the final instalment of the five-part series offering us a front row seat to the studies being presented by the New Zealand...
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How long does it take to access ED treatment?

Welcome back for the third instalment of our five-part blog series providing you with insights into new research and data coming out of the University...
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Eating disorders – the carers’ perspective on treatment

During the second week of the International Conference on Eating Disorder (ICED) 2020, we are pleased to share the second instalment of our five-part blog...
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The New Zealand EDGI team take the stage at international conference

In line with what is rapidly becoming the "new normal”, this year’s International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED) is running virtually from June 11 to...
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Your EDGI questions answered

The Australian arm of the Eating Disorders Genetics Initiative (EDGI) – the world’s largest and most rigorous investigation into eating disorders ever performed – is...
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World Eating Disorders Action Day

The Eating Disorders Genetics Initiative (EDGI) team is proud to support World Eating Disorders Action Day (WEDAD), a global movement designed to raise awareness of...
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EDGI AUS during the COVID-19 pandemic

With many people self-isolating at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, now is a great time to take part in the Eating Disorders Genetics Initiative (EDGI)...
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1 in 20 Australians are living with an eating disorder

Did you know around one-in-20 Australians, and an estimated four-to-seven per cent of our adult population, are living with an eating disorder? Or that the...
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Bec Brown’s Story

Bec Brown, Business owner and author who battled anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder intermittently from the time she was 12, SYDNEY Founder...
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Rachel’s story

Rachel Favilla, Clinical nutritionist, yoga teacher & author who developed anorexia nervosa while undergoing treatment for liver cirrhosis, ADELAIDE Despite being diagnosed with anorexia nervosa...
Tara Swanston

Tara’s story

Tara, 20, Medical science student who was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa at 13 years of age, CANBERRA Full-time medical science student, Tara, 20, Canberra, began...
Sophie Gregor

Sophie’s Story

University student diagnosed with anorexia nervosa at 18 years of age, BRISBANE After experiencing a series of traumatic events throughout her childhood and at high...
Stephanie

Stephanie’s story

Stephanie, 30, Office manager and opera singer who battled anorexia nervosa for more than 15 years, SYDNEY Office manager and opera singer, Stephanie, 30, Sydney,...
Juliana, 26

Juliana’s story

Juliana, 26, University student living with anorexia nervosa who obsessed over her body image & weight for most of her teens, ADELAIDE University student, Juliana,...
Chantel

Chantel’s story

Mum-of-four continuing to mount a recovery from anorexia nervosa, MELBOURNE At 16 years of age, Chantel, now aged 35, Melbourne, was under the expert supervision...
Brittany Foetschl

Brittany’s story

Brittany, 30, Senior transport operations controller who grappled with anorexia nervosa for eight years, SYDNEY After experiencing bullying from her school peers, Brittany, now aged...
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Emelia’s story

Emelia, 34, Dancer who has wrestled with anorexia nervosa for the past decade, SYDNEY Emelia, 34, Sydney, who loves to express herself through dance, began...
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Amy’s story

Amy, 33, Mum & early childhood teacher who waged a decade-long battle with anorexia nervosa, MELBOURNE Mum-of-one and early childhood teacher, Amy, 33, Melbourne was...

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