"Diabulimia" campaign

A woman from Leeds who nearly died from a form of bulimia is campaiging for it to be recognised as a mental health condition. Clare Allison is diabetic and controlled her weight by skipping insulin injections.

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A woman from Leeds who nearly died from a form of bulemia is campaiging for it to be recognised as a mental health condition. Clare Allison is diabetic and developed an eating disorder five years ago. During this time she controlled her weight by skipping insulin injections.

The life-threaenting condition is known as "diabulemia" and according to medical experts it is becoming increasingly common. Charlie Garforth reports.

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"Diabulimia" on the rise

Clare Allison

A woman from Leeds who nearly died from a form of bulimia is campaiging for it to be recognised as a mental health condition. Clare Allison is diabetic and developed an eating disorder five years ago. During this time she controlled her weight by skipping insulin injections.

The life-threatening condition is known as "diabulimia" and according to medical experts it is becoming increasingly common,