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Dangers of Diabulimia

Diabulimia is an eating disorder in which people with Type 1 diabetes deliberately take less insulin than their bodies need in order to control their weight. The disorder, according to research, is very a dangerous way to get thin. Research has found that diabulimia raises the risk of serious diabetes complications. What is Type 1…

Eating Disorders and Adolescence

Back to School Can Trigger Eating Disorders

Back to school means new classes, new clothes and new friends. While a fresh start can be exciting, all of that change can also cause stress, anxiety and self-doubt. “The start of the school year is a time of transition. Kids are adjusting to new teachers, schedules and peers,” says Dena Cabrera, Psy.D., CEDS, clinical…

Rosewood Alum Reunion

Thoughts from Rosewood Alumni About Our Seattle Reunion

Thank you to our incredible alumni who took the time to attend our alumni reunion in Seattle in June and share their feelings about the event. Your words mean more to us than you can ever know! Here’s a sample of what participants had to say… “Thank you guys for an incredible weekend. As ‘normal’…

Rosewood’s Dr. Dena Cabrera TV Interview On Netflix’s Controversial ‘To The Bone’

We’re grateful for the opportunity to have Rosewood Centers For Eating Disorders Executive Clinical Director, Dr. Dena Cabrera, interviewed on Good Morning Arizona about the controversial Netflix film: ‘To The Bone’. In this insightful interview, Dr. Cabrera discusses concerns about the film’s glamorization of eating disorders, skewed portrayal of people suffering from anorexia, promotion of…

Depression and Eating Disorders Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders

Depression and Eating Disorders: Listen Closely to Teens

Depression and eating disorders The teen years can be full of turmoil for young people. During adolescence, the brain and body undergo rapid development. Those changes can lead to what we tend to view as classic teen-aged behavior – moodiness, irritability and emotional volatility. But how to do you know when teen angst signals something…

A Recovery Coach’s Thoughts On ‘To The Bone’

As Rosewood’s recovery coach I have to say that I am excited about ‘To The Bone.’  I have seen the trailer and have read many mixed reviews.  No one is wrong in what they feel and I do agree that good and bad may come from this. I’d like to explain why I am excited…

I Am Proud Of Myself For Reaching New Goal!

I changed my profile picture to me deadlifting 225lbs last night, because it’s been a goal of mine for a while now, and I am proud of myself for reaching it. After watching the To The Bone trailer last night, my husband and I were talking about my own journey with Anorexia. 11+ years ago,…