TITLE

Obesity invites discrimination

PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Active Living;Jul2008, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the reason why many health care providers often fail to convince obese patients to lose weight. During the Endocrine Society's 90th annual meeting in California, it was said that the failure was because providers do not understand the key issues that obese people face. Researcher Paul Komesaroff explains that many obese people have social and psychological issues that physicians and public health policies do not address.
ACCESSION #
33292834

 

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