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ea0037ep327 | Diabetes (pathiophysiology & epitemiology) | ECE2015

Prevalence of orthorexia in diabetic patients

Anil Cuneyd , Aritici Gozde , Ari Hacer , Tutuncu Neslihan Bascil

Introduction: Orthorexia (nervosa) is an eating disorder, characterised by an obsession with avoiding foods perceived to be unhealthy. Though it has not been recognised as a pathological entity in Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders – IV yet, interest in the condition has increased recently. This study aimed to determine the prevalence and risk factors of orthorexia in a group of diabetic patients.Methods and design: 134 (63 female...