May, 14
Laurie Dunham, MS, RD, LD

About the Author Laurie Dunham, MS, RD, LD

Laurie Dunham, MS, RD, LD has worked as a Registered Dietitian at Cincinnati Children’s for 14 years. She lives in West Chester with her husband and two children. In her spare time she enjoys reading and being active with her family and friends.


  1. I get what you’re trying to do and that is great. However, I would appreciate a paragraph in there about how there are serious medical disorders that can be misdiagnosed as an eating disorder. Such as POTS/EDS and their complications. I’ve gotten crap about having an eating disorder most of my life. In reality, I was seriously sick and needed medical attention that I still haven’t really gotten. As a girl, my daughter is going to face the same stigmatization :( It would help if you could raise awareness about this facet to reduce the misinformation and social hysteria…

    Rozlin Draven - May 14, 2014 at 2:09 pm Reply
    1. Hi Rozlin – Laurie has added an Author’s Note to the post in recognition of the fact that other diagnoses are always a possibility. The most important step is for an individual to be evaluated so the correct diagnosis can be made.

      Kate Setter - May 15, 2014 at 5:37 pm Reply

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