There are eating disorders and then there is disordered eating. What’s the difference? Who is impacted? Get the facts to help you notice clues that disordered eating might be occurring within your own household. Get the 4-1-1 on insurance issues, what will likely occur at the doctors’ office, especially from the perspective of a parent, and much more. Listen as Dr. Samantha Hill shares vital life saving information as health organizations have revealed the alarming increase in cases as a side effect of the global pandemic.
Dr. Samantha Hill is a Board-Certified Pediatrician and an Adolescent Medicine Physician with a Masters in Public Health Policy and Organization. She is a dedicated to improving the lives of adolescents and young adults through healthcare, advocacy, and community service. Dr. Hill works tirelessly to advocate for adolescents and young adults physical, mental, reproductive and spiritual well-being as they transition into adulthood. A recipient of many awards, Dr. Hill is also a past trainee in the Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH), Centers of Excellence (CoE), Trainee Ambassador Group (TAG) programs funded by HRSA’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau and the co-creator of a mentoring program for high school students.
Discussion Points/Time Stamps:
- Who is Dr. Samantha Hill? :57
- Disordered eating vs eating disorders 2:15
- BMI and what you need to know about it 4:37
- Adolescent pediatrics 6:03
- The doctor’s visit 14:36
- Stereotypes 21:26
- The road to recovery 23:54
- Possible warning signs 27:06
- Profile characteristics 36:57
- One size doesn’t fit all 39:44
- Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
- National Eating Disorders Hotline – https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/help-support/contact-helpline or 1-800-931-2237