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Call for increased awareness of eating disorder prevalence in high-performance sport

The two peak Australian bodies, The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in partnership with the National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) are this week, Monday Sept...
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Study revealing impact of COVID-19 on people living with eating disorders

Originally published here EDGI Lead Investigator, founding Director of the UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders (CEED) and Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders at...
_Eating disorders really don’t care how old you are, what gender you are, how much money you make, or what your cultural background is._ (11)

The prevalence of other conditions when living with an ED

Today’s blog is part four of a five-part series featuring new research and data presented by team EDGI NZ and our collaborators at this year’s...
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How long does it take to access ED treatment?

Welcome back for the third instalment of our five-part blog series providing you with insights into new research and data coming out of the University...
Eating disorders – the carers perspective on treatment

Eating disorders – the carers’ perspective on treatment

During the second week of the International Conference on Eating Disorder (ICED) 2020, EDGI NZ is pleased to share the second instalment of our five-part...
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EDGI NZ team and collaborators take the stage at international conference

In line with what is rapidly becoming the "new normal”, this year’s International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED) is running virtually from June 11 to...
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EDGI update as NZ COVID-19 restrictions lift

This week (Monday, June 8), New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Arden, announced the easing of social distancing restrictions. This comes as welcome news to the...
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Your EDGI questions answered

The New Zealand arm of the Eating Disorders Genetics Initiative (EDGI) – the world’s largest and most rigorous investigation into eating disorders ever performed –...
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World Eating Disorders Action Day

The Eating Disorders Genetics Initiative (EDGI) team is proud to support World Eating Disorders Action Day (WEDAD), a global movement designed to raise awareness of...
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Update from EDGI-NZ Study

To our many study participants: we hope you have kept safe and well during the COVID-19 lock-down, and like us, are looking forward to increasing...
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Participant stories

Amy

Amy’s story

Amy, 22, English Literature & Psychology student & avid writer, diagnosed with anorexia nervosa in her early teens, WELLINGTON The artificial control of anorexia was,...
Jess

Jess’ story

Jess, 27, Eating disorders recovery coach whose love of dance fuelled her recovery from anorexia nervosa, AUCKLAND Eating disorders recovery coach Jess, 27, Auckland has...
Clairebelle

Claireabelle’s story

Claireabelle, 27, Bride to be, nanny & social influencer who has experienced a trifecta of eating disorders, TIMARU Nanny and social influencer, Claireabelle, 27, Timaru,...
Claudia

Claudia’s story

University student & yoga teacher who lost her teenage years to anorexia, AUCKLAND Event management and marketing student and yoga teacher Claudia, 21, Auckland loves...
Angela

Angela’s story

Mother-to-two & writing enthusiast who lived with bulimia nervosa for more than a decade, AUCKLAND When mother-to-two and writing enthusiast, Angela, 49, Auckland was only...
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Caitlin’s story

Operations & sales manager who was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa in her late twenties, AUCKLAND Operations and sales manager for a fashion designer Caitlin, 30,...
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Fin’s story

Fin, 21, Business diploma recipient with a passion for fashion design who lived with anorexia nervosa throughout his teens, DUNEDIN   Business diploma recipient, Fin,...
Trudi & Megan, CHRISTCHURCH

Megan’s story

‘Health navigator’ who spent eight years grappling with anorexia nervosa, CHRISTCHURCH Megan, 23, Christchurch, is a dedicated ‘health navigator’, who works with individuals to overcome...
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Samantha’s story

Café assistant & keen horse rider who spent her teens battling anorexia nervosa, CHRISTCHURCH Café assistant Samantha, 22, Christchurch has a passion for the arts,...
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Maddie’s story

Youth support worker & nature lover who waged a decade-long battle with anorexia nervosa, together with her twin, AUCKLAND Youth support worker and nature lover,...

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