Introduction to Bulimia nervosa

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  • Lectures
    1 Video
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What you'll learn

Bulimia nervosa (BN) is a psychological disorder that is serious and potentially life-threatening. It is characterized by a cycle of bingeing and compensatory behaviors such as self-induced vomitings. This can affect the entire digestive system and can lead to electrolyte and chemical imbalances in the body. read more »»

This can also affect major organs and their functions. BN is associated with a significantly elevated risk of mortality with a crude mortality rate of approximately 2% per decade. This expert speaker course gives you a detailed explanation of what is bulimia nervosa, clinical characteristics, risks, prognosis, and management of BN.

Who should attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • Physicians practicing Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • A detailed explanation of bulimia nervosa
  • Clinical characteristics of BN
  • Risks and prognosis
  • BN management.


Dr. K. Sunitha Premalatha

AGM Chief Dietitian at Yashoda Hospital

Total Work Experience – 18 Years


Dr. Sunitha Premalatha holds a Masters’s and Ph.D. in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Service Management, WCC Madras University. She has been guided more than 100 students for a dietetic internship as part of their Master’s program from the National Institute of Nutrition, Osmania University, Padmavathi University, Andhra University, and IGNOU students. She has been associated with the Member of the Indian Dietetic Association and served as an executive member of IDA 2003. Also, a member of the Nutrition Society of India. She has been organized the secretary for Indian Dietetic Association National Conference 2003, Hyderabad. She is a guest speaker for various corporate companies like Infosys, Deloitte, Tech Mahindra, Dr. Reddy’s, Mylan, TCS, Accenture, HCL, Cognizant, Well’s Fargo, CSC, ADP, ITC Kakatiya, etc.

For: intermediates

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