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When doctors fail to see past weight, other problems lurk

When doctors fail to see past weight, other problems lurk “Part of the problem, both patients and doctors say, is a reluctance to look beyond a fat person’s weight. Patty Nece, 58, went to an orthopedist because her hip was aching. … Continue reading

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Doctors need to be taught how to discuss their patients’ excess weight

Doctors need to be taught how to discuss their patients’ excess weight In my experience doctors aren’t the least bit shy to talk about their patient’s weight. Even if they haven’t actually weighed me, and so don’t have the slightest idea … Continue reading

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