The Primary Viewpoints podcast features informative conversations with health care experts, opinion leaders, and practicing physicians, about what impacts primary care medicine today.
Episode 10, "Weight Bias in Health Care: What Needs to be Done?" features an interview with obesity specialist Sandra Christensen, MSN, ARNP, owner of Integrative Medical Weight Management in Seattle, Washington, and author of, A Clinician's Guide to Discussing Obesity with Patients.
Ms. Christensen discusses the high prevalence of weight bias in health care and its consequences for patients with obesity, as well as specific strategies from her new book that primary care physicians can use to recognize and correct their own biases.
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