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Harmful effects of eating disorders hit the news again

October 28th 2011

As Care UK launches a new online resource about its highly regarded eating disorder service, the issue of the effects of eating disorders on the long-term physical well-being of a person is once more in the headlines.

The Daily Mail reported how Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall has spoken of the link between young girls, crash diets, eating disorders and osteoporosis at an event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the National Osteoporosis Society.

She went on to say that many young girls don’t realise that dieting today could lead to issues with their bones in the future.You can read more about what the Duchess said here

The new web site launched by Care UK at www.careukeatingdisorders.com provides advice, information and details of care and treatment, for anyone who is worried that they or a loved one may have some kind of eating disorder.

Care UK has specialist teams providing successful eating disorder treatment in homely, residential settings in London and the south west of England. The services are unique in that they treat people with eating disorders covering the spectrum of age, complexity and length of illness, offering individualised packages of care and a wide breadth of expertise.

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