Helping Students Manage Eating Disorders: SLU Expert Rabia Rahman

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"As a registered dietetian, one of Rabia Rahman's passions is working with college students who are dealing with eating disorders. This is a critical time in a young person's life, she says, and an eating disorder can change his or her whole college experience. Rahman helps students with meal planning, diet assessments, and other small steps they can take to meet their goals. Rahman is part of a wider team of experts who are available to help a student work through an eating disorder.

Eating disorders can take on many forms, including anorexia, bulemia, binge eating, or a combination of the three. If you know someone who may have an unhealthy relationship with food, it is important to seek help.

Saint Louis University (http://www.slu.edu) is a Catholic, Jesuit institution that values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. Founded in 1818, the University fosters the intellectual and character development of more than 13,000 students on two campuses in St. Louis and Madrid, Spain. Building on a legacy of nearly 200 years, Saint Louis University continues to move forward with an unwavering commitment to a higher purpose, a greater good.

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