Can having a sibling with type 1 diabetes cause disordered eating behaviors?


AKGÜL S. , ALİKAŞİFOĞLU A. , Ozon A., Gonc N., Duzceker Y. , Ors S., ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.31, no.7, pp.711-716, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/jpem-2017-0533
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.711-716

Abstract

Background: Adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) are at an increased risk of eating disturbances. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the risk of a disordered eating behavior (DEB) also applies to the well sibling sharing the same environment.