Welcome to Long Island Eating Disorders
Welcome to LongIslandEatingDisorders.com, a web service brought to you by Dr. Jeffrey DeSarbo and ED-180 Eating Disorder Treatment Programs in Garden City, Long Island NY. Through this site you will be able to meet many of the very best professional clinicians in the Long Island, NY and the New York City (NYC) area. You will also be able to submit questions, and listen to advice/information about the causes and treatment of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorders, and related eating disorders and conditions including body image dysmorphia.
The 6th annual 2017 Long Island Conference on Eating Disorders will be moved to the Fall of 2018. – more information will become available on the conference webpage at: www.EatingDisorderConference.com
Some Facts About Eating Disorders and Long Island
Using published census data from Long Island, NY (Nassau and Suffolk Counties) and reported lifetime prevalence rates for eating disorders, ED-180 Eating Disorder Treatment Programs have calculated the approximate number of eating disorder cases on Long Island:
Approximate Cases of Anorexia Nervosa – 1,521Approximate Cases of Bullima Nervosa – 2,535Approximate Cases of Bing Eating Disorders – 10,140
Female (age 10-40yrs)
Approximate Cases of Anorexia Nervosa – 4,820Approximate Cases of Bullima Nervosa – 7,230Approximate Cases of Bing Eating Disorders – 16,870