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Eating Disorders: They’re Not Just a Young Person’s Problem

While those suffering from an eating disorder are stereotyped as young, there’s another population that also suffers: the elderly. Amanda Holben is a registered and licensed dietitian and owner of Fork in the Road Nutrition Counseling. She tells producer Maggie Martin eating disorders don’t just impact any one age group. MORE: Eating Disorders: The Misconceptions […]

Houston Matters microphonesWhile those suffering from an eating disorder are stereotyped as young, there's another population that also suffers: the elderly.

Amanda Holben is a registered and licensed dietitian and owner of Fork in the Road Nutrition Counseling. She tells producer Maggie Martin eating disorders don't just impact any one age group.

MORE:
Eating Disorders: The Misconceptions and the Treatment (Houston Matters, June 27, 2016)
Common Eating Disorders Observed in the Elderly Population (Eating Disorder Hope, Feb. 25, 2016)
Elder Eating Disorders: Surprising New Challenge (Today’s Geriatric Medicine)

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Michael Hagerty

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Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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