Treatment Affiliates

Finding the right type of support for ED-DMT1 can be daunting for individuals and their families. The treatment process for co-occurring diabetes and an eating disorder requires a multidisciplinary approach, with highly trained staff who are capable of managing the physical and emotional complexities that arise during the recovery process.

Our Treatment Affiliates are among the top rated treatment facilities in the country, and are all fully capable of supporting a Type 1 diabetic who is struggling with an eating disorder. If you or a loved one is considering seeking treatment, we highly recommend that you start your search with the programs listed here.

Melrose Center

St. Louis Park, Minnesota

Melrose Center has been successfully healing eating disorders for over 30 years. They offer support, encouragement and healing for males and females of all ages struggling with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder, and Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder. Melrose offers all levels of care from outpatient to residential to meet individual needs. They also offer specialized treatment in partnership with the International Diabetes Center and Park Nicollet Endocrinology for those struggling with an eating disorder and diabetes.

As a patient at Melrose Center, you are welcomed into a peaceful, safe and trusting environment that encourages a return to a rich quality of life. Their team of highly experienced, compassionate professionals provide care using evidence-based approaches and are dedicated to caring for you in body, mind and spirit.

Melrose Center provides care at three locations in Minnesota. All locations are unique and beautifully designed to offer a safe, comfortable place for healing. The soothing atmosphere helps with relaxation, practicing effective coping skills and reducing anxiety, depression and obsessive thoughts.

Click here to visit the Melrose Center website.

Center for Change

Orem, Utah

Center for Change is a place of hope and healing that is committed to helping women and adolescent girls break free and fully recover from their eating disorders. Those who suffer with both an eating disorder and diabetes are faced with many challenges. Balancing dietary needs with eating disorder treatment can be difficult and requires professionals that are specialized in both. Center for Change provides the specialty care and treatment for those who suffer with both of these life threatening illnesses.

Center for Change believes that each patient deserves an opportunity to have a "fresh start" with the treatment of their diabetes. Safety, acceptance of their diabetes diagnosis, and independence are core principles that are addressed and monitored throughout their treatment stay. Each person involved, including endocrinologist, Certified Diabetes Educator, psychiatrist, dietitians, nurse practitioners, therapists, nurses, and care tech's is educated, trained and qualified to aid in the complete care and treatment of each individual patient who is suffering with this combination of Type 1 Diabetes and an eating disorder.

Center for Change offers the most comprehensive medical, dietary, and psychotherapy programs available, with a full continuum of care from inpatient and residential treatment, to day & evening programs and outpatient services. We focus on healing the whole person - mind, body, spirit, and relationships - to free those suffering from the pain and loneliness that have overcome their lives. Center for Change is accredited by The Joint Commission, AdvancED (NWAC), and is TRICARE® certified. For more information contact the Center at 888-224-8250 or visit

Click here to visit the Center for Change website.

Eating Recovery Center

Denver, Colorado

Eating Recovery Center (ERC) is the only national, vertically integrated, health care system dedicated to the treatment of serious eating and related disorders at any stage of the illness. ERC offers best-in-class treatment programs for all patients, no matter their age or gender, struggling from: anorexia, bulimia, diabulimia, binge eating disorder, eating and weight disorder, unspecified eating disorders, as well as comorbid, co-occurring and dual diagnoses.

Led by the world's leading experts in eating disorder treatment, ERC provides a full spectrum of eating disorder recovery services through an unmatched network of multiple locations across seven states.

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Center for Hope of the Sierras

Reno, Nevada

Center for Hope of the Sierras is proud to offer intimate, individualized specialty treatment for comorbid diabetes and eating disorders. With over a decade of experience treating diabulimia (ED-DMT1), all Center for Hope staff are fully trained in the complexities of integrating excellent diabetes care into evidence-based, effective eating disorders treatment. Clients we serve know they can trust all staff members to fully understand and treat both the medical and clinical intricacies of their disorders in a comfortable, non-judgmental setting. More than 30% of Center for Hope's client population is comprised of individuals struggling with diabetes and an eating disorder, ensuring those to seek treatment with immediately enter a community of individuals seeking recovery from similar issues.

Offering treatment at the residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient levels of care for males and females, Center for Hope offers compassionate, multidisciplinary treatment with no more than ten clients in residential treatment at one time. We are dedicated to working with you to pursue full recovery from the pain of eating disorders.

Click here to visit the Center for Hope website.

The Renfrew Center

19 Locations, United States

The Renfrew Center has been the pioneer in the treatment of eating disorders since 1985. As the nation's first residential eating disorder facility, with 19 locations throughout the country, Renfrew has helped more than 75,000 adolescent girls and women with eating disorders move towards recovery. Renfrew provides adolescent girls and women suffering from anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and related mental health problems with the tools they need to succeed in recovery and in life.

Renfrew's extensive range of services includes residential, day treatment, intensive outpatient, and outpatient programs. Each treatment level is built upon The Renfrew Center Unified Treatment Model for Eating Disorders ®, an evidence-based, emotion-focused therapy that addresses eating disorders and co-morbid symptoms. Within this model, individual and group therapy are enhanced with a diverse array of services to meet patients' needs. Additionally, The Renfrew Center has integrated a Diabetes Program into its treatment model. The program has been established to provide treatment to patients with the dual diagnosis of diabetes and an eating disorder. The Renfrew Center Diabetes Program is based on the American Diabetes Association and incorporates medical and nutritional management of diabetes while addressing and exploring the underlying psychological aspects of the eating disorder. Through exposure activities and coordinated individual, group and family therapies, patients will gain the skills and confidence to address emotional factors that contribute to their eating disorder and diabetes management.

Renfrew accepts most major insurances and is a preferred provider for all levels of treatment. For additional information about The Renfrew Center's programs and services, please visit or call 1-800-RENFREW.

Click here to visit the Renfrew Center website.

Gaudiani Clinic

Denver, Colorado

The Gaudiani Clinic provides superb expert outpatient medical care to adolescents and adults of all sizes, shapes, and genders with eating disorders or disordered eating. The Gaudiani Clinic also offers comprehensive person-centered care to those who are recovered from an eating disorder. Through a collaborative, communicative, multi-disciplinary approach, the Clinic cares for the whole person, in the context of their values.

Under the care of Jennifer L. Gaudiani, MD, CEDS, FAED, patients receive expert medical care provided in a comfortable and discreet private practice setting. Dr. Gaudiani is one of the only outpatient internists in the United States who carries the Certified Eating Disorder Specialist designation and is internationally recognized as an expert in the eating disorder field. In her role as an expert outpatient medical doctor, Dr. Gaudiani can function as a patient's primary care physician or as an expert adjunctive physician as part of a multidisciplinary team.

The Gaudiani Clinic is located in Denver, Colorado with both in-person and telemedicine treatment plans available. Dr. Gaudiani also offers professional services including private and group consultation, professional webinars, and presentations. For more information about the Gaudiani Clinic, please visit, call 720.515.2140, or e-mail

Click here to visit the Gaudiani Clinic website.

IDC Eating Disorder Care

Royal Oak, Michigan

IDC Eating Disorder Care provides a balanced combination of traditional and holistic modalities for eating disorder recovery and related addictions for adults and mature teens. They also offer the opportunity for self-transformation and personal growth while working with eating disorders across the spectrum including anorexia, bulimia, diabulimia, orthorexia and binge eating disorder.

IDC Eating Disorder Care provides a warm, inviting, and nurturing, non-hospital environment. This facility is available to patients from beginning to end of their treatment cycle, providing partial hospitalization (day) treatment, intensive outpatient and outpatient psychotherapy for eating disorders. The staff at IDC work closely, as a team, with each participant - along with their originating treatment team if referred from outside the facility - to communicate progress and suggestions for maximizing continued recovery.

Click here to visit the IDC Eating Disorder Care website.

We Are Diabetes develops sponsorship relationships with treatment programs that are fully capable of providing the proper care and support for an individual struggling with ED-DMT1. If you are interested in finding out more about our Treatment Affiliate program, please email us @ contact [at] wearediabetes [dot] org.


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