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Steroid induced diabetes

Steroids are hormonal chemical messengers that are produced naturally in the body by the adrenal glands (which are just above each kidney) and by the reproductive organs. Man-made versions of these hormonal substances are used to treat a wide range of illnesses and medical conditions. 

Eating out

Fast food and takeaways are fun and easy. But most fast food is high in fat and salt. This grub should not be up for grabs often. Have it as a treat now and then, or for special occasions.


The neuromedical physiotherapy team at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is made up of lots of specialties, including nephrology (problems with the kidneys), urology (problems with the bladder), dermatology (problems with the skin), endocrine (problems with hormones and growth), gastroenterology (problems with the stomach and digestion) and metabolic (problems with the body processing different substances).

National Feeding and Eating Disorders Service

The National Feeding and Eating Disorders Service (FEDS) offers a specialist assessment and treatment service for children and young people with a range of feeding and eating difficulties and their families. FEDS specialises in anorexia nervosa (including atypical anorexia nervosa and early onset anorexia nervosa), avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID), rumination disorder, PICA, medically unexplained symptoms (for example, vomiting and weight loss) and related presentations. The service is configured as two teams: the Feeding Disorders Team (FDT) and the Eating Disorders Team (EDT). Please see below to find out more about what each team offers.