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Dr Muhlheim has a wonderful article here. 

https://www.eatingdisordertherapyla.com/are-we-setting-recovery-weights-too-low/

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Son,DX with AN, (purging type) in 2015 ,had 4 months immediate inpatient,then FBT at home since. He is now in strong recovery,  and Living life to the full, like a "normal"[biggrin] teen. This is with thanks to ATDT. Hoping to get him into full recovery and remission one day at a time. Getting him to a much higher weight, and with a much higher calorie plan than his clinicians gave him as a target, was instrumental to getting him to the strong recovery that he is in now. Food is the medicine.
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Thanks Toothfairy, a great article!
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D became obsessed with exercise at age 9. Started eating 'healthy' at age 9.5. Restricting couple of months later. IP for 2 weeks at age 10. Slowly refed for a year and WR at age 11 in March 2017. She is back to her old happy self and can eat anything put in front of her. Now working on intuitive eating.
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Thanks for this article, my d is BMI 20 and is really still in the thick of ED behaviour. Gonna keep pushing up until her real self returns. As we say Down Under, it's all about the state, not weight, mate!
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Thank you, It is so important. 
It is wonderful that Dr Muhlheim listens to us parents.
Even better news, is that she is doing a study and writing a paper on this with other clinicians currently.

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Son,DX with AN, (purging type) in 2015 ,had 4 months immediate inpatient,then FBT at home since. He is now in strong recovery,  and Living life to the full, like a "normal"[biggrin] teen. This is with thanks to ATDT. Hoping to get him into full recovery and remission one day at a time. Getting him to a much higher weight, and with a much higher calorie plan than his clinicians gave him as a target, was instrumental to getting him to the strong recovery that he is in now. Food is the medicine.
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