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Emerging Diagnoses, Novel Treatments, and Recent Discoveries for Eating Disorders (SU32)

Sunday, April 23 • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM PT

In Person SessionVirtual Session


  1. Define common eating disorders and identify how they are being identified and diagnosed
  2. Describe the role of nutrition support in treating eating disorders and understand controversy related to this therapy
  3. Describe recent findings related to complex eating disorders as a result of global cooperation on genome-wide association studies, neuroimaging, and animal models

Eating Disorders: What Are Emerging Diagnoses and How Are They Treated?
Aimee Tritt, MS, RD, Lecturer, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

The Role of Parenteral Nutrition in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa
Phil Mehler, MD, Acute Center for Eating Disorders and Severe Malnutrition, Denver, CO

Genetics and Neurobiology of Eating Disorders: What Have We Learned?
Hassan Dashti, PhD, RD, Instructor, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Hassan Dashti, PhD, RD

Lisa Epp, RDN, LD, CNSC, Advance Practice I Dietitian, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

CE Credit: 1.5 hours
Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-23-091-L01-P