Our expert says:
Eating Disorders Expert
This is obviously not an adult or adolescent eating disorder, the area of my expertise, but you are correct in needing at least a dietician who specialises in children and possibly a child psychologist/psychiatrist who will deal with this food refusal problem. This is not an unusual problem, but one that needs to be dealt with promptly, especially in light of your child's diabetic condition. Should you live in the Cape Town area, please email me and I will be able to recommend you some specific names of specialists. I also know of a few specialists in the Johannesburg area.
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