Category Archives: Adolescent Medicine

When is it too early to talk about alcohol with your children?

With graduation season in full swing and summer approaching fast, everyone is in a celebratory mood. As you prepare to celebrate your teen’s achievements with them, here are some reminders … Full Entry »

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It’s time to talk about clean eating

As a registered dietitian clean eating is something that I have been hearing more and more from the patients that I work with, as well as in the media. It’s … Full Entry »

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Premature bone loss and eating disorders

Eating disorders are serious and treatable illnesses with medical and psychiatric aspects. The most recent (2013) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DMS-5) recognizes all the eating disorders with … Full Entry »

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Enamel erosion and dental caries: To ask or not to ask about an eating disorder?

I was at my orthodontist not too long ago for a root canal. For those of you who know what this is like, the last thing you can or want … Full Entry »

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Eating disorders: It’s Time to Talk About It

Eating disorders – two words that are often accompanied by feelings of uncertainty and discomfort. While the concern for these disorders is not unwarranted, avoidance of their discussion and the … Full Entry »

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