TITLE

A Tissue Diagnosis

AUTHOR(S)
South, Dwalia
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;6/20/2007, Vol. 297 Issue 23, p2565
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
This article tells the story of a physician and her overweight patient. The patient had tried to lose weight for years but always regained it when reacting to some life crisis. The physician treated the patient with understanding and gave her advice to take baby steps in trying to lose weight. The patient was grateful that someone in medicine finally looked her in the eye and offered real advice other than commanding her to "lose weight."
ACCESSION #
25444407

 

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