The Drs: Prader-Willi Syndrome + Arrested For Stealing Food


The Doctors: Young Man Constantly Hungry

A woman named Michelle explained that her son Tyler has Prader-Willi syndrome, which causes uncontrollable hunger. He could eat all the contents of a fridge and still feel like he’s starving. Tyler has even eaten dog and cat food, and will go through trash cans or steal from stores just to get food. His family has had to place locks on the fridge and pantry because “Tyler could literally eat himself to death.”

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