Woman’s case puts spotlight on ‘diabulimia’

A Melbourne woman has lost her teeth and much of her hair after skipping her insulin injections in order to shed weight.

Thirty-year-old beauty therapist Skye Simpson was a victim of diabulimia, an eating disorder in which people with type 1 diabetes deliberately give themselves less insulin than they need for the purpose of weight loss.

“At first I was only skipping one injection a day. But as