Suggested Medical Tests

Here is a list of recommended laboratory tests for

individuals suffering from an eating disorder:

Standard

 Special Circumstances

15% or more below ideal body weight (IBW)

20% or more below IBW or any neurological sign

20% or more below IBW or sign of mitral valve prolapse

30% or more below IBW

Weight loss 15% or more below IBW lasting 6 months or longer at any time during course of eating disorder

 

For a more comprehensive guide on eating disorders treatment, please refer to the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED): Critical Points for Early Recognition and Medical Risk Management in the Care of Individuals with Eating Disorders.