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Eating Disorders Talk by DFMH Dietitian Andrea Willis April 6

March 26, 2010

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MACOMB, IL -- Join Andrea Willis, R.D., M.S., from Western Illinois University's dietetics, fashion merchandising and hospitality (DFMH) department for "Understanding the Causes of an Eating Disorder," 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 6 in Stipes Hall 121 on WIU's Macomb campus.

According to Willis, she will discuss the different types of eating disorders and criteria for each; warning signs and symptoms, as well as health consequences of the different types of eating disorders; and how to help someone with an eating disorder. There will also be a short discussion of the multi-disciplinary team that comprises the WIU Eating Concerns Coalition.

Willis' presentation is sponsored by the Employee Wellness Committee and the WIU Eating Concerns Coalition. Learn more about the WIU Eating Concerns Coalition at its Facebook Fan Page at, and check out other Western Well events at

For more information, contact Willis at (309) 298-1085 or

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