Terri Schiavo's heart attack was, ultimately, a result of the lack of resources for the treatment of several of the known side effects of eating disorders. There was a lack of support, a lack of comprehensive health care, and a lack of awareness. What society was ready to offer her is food, and images of 'thin'. And indeed, that is all anyone outside her hospice offered her at the end of her life: food, pictures of vitality, and an entreaty to endure.
And yes, this blog is an echo chamber for blog.bioethics.net