Mayo Clinic sponsors walk to raise eating disorder awareness

Mayo Clinic sponsors 1st-ever walk to raise eating disorder awareness in Minn.

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The United States is blessed to be the bread basket of the world, which is why it's shocking to learn that as many as 11 million Americans suffer with eating disorders. That's why Mayo Clinic is hosting the state's first walk to raise awareness and funds at the Mall of America.

FOX 9 News spoke with Dr. Leslie Sim, of the Mayo Clinic Eating Disorders Program, about how to approach someone with an eating disorder, the causes, and treatments available.

Watch the video for more information.

Event details about the walk on Sept. 9, 2012, can be found below:

Where: Mall of America
When: Sunday morning, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Cost: $25 for adults, $10 for children


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