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Binge Eating and Diabetes in African Americans

Binge Eating and Diabetes in African Americans

“African-Americans have six times the odds of struggling with binge eating when it comes to type two diabetes.”

Dr. Goode talks about social justice in health, her past research on treating binge eating in Black women, and her current research on the interaction between binge eating and Type 2 diabetes in African Americans.


Dr. Rachel Goode is an Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work and in the Center for Eating Disorder Excellence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research interests include developing, implementing, and evaluating interventions to address health disparities in obesity and disordered eating outcomes.

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