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Feb 14, 2024 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm MST

How to Identify a Covert Eating Disorder: Expert Medical Stabilization for Patients Suffering From Severe Eating Disorders and Other Forms of Malnutrition

1 MCBAP & 1.5 Social Work CEU Credit Hours
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Dr. Gibson will be presenting at MI Spotlight, hosted by Sanford and sponsored by Harbor Hall & MYMichigan Health.

Presentation Overview:

  • Dr. Gibson will provide an overview of the difficulties commonly encountered in diagnosing patients with eating disorders. He will introduce this topic through case studies showcasing the nuances in diagnosing an eating disorder.
  • Dr. Gibson will present the diagnostic criteria for various commonly encountered eating disorders, as well as various clues that a covert eating disorder may be present.
  • Identify conditions that may be misdiagnosed as an eating disorder.
  • Describe the physiologic and psychiatric manifestations of starvation.
  • List clinical findings/behaviors that may be associated with a covert eating disorder

ACUTE Earns Prestigious Center of Excellence Designation from Anthem
In 2018, the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders & Severe Malnutrition at Denver Health was honored by Anthem Health as a Center of Excellence for Medical Treatment of Severe and Extreme Eating Disorders. ACUTE is the first medical unit ever to achieve this designation in the field of eating disorders. It comes after a rigorous review process.

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