Primary Viewpoints Episode 12: Weight Stigma and Bias in Health Care
In our latest podcast episode, an obesity expert talks weight bias in health care, its widespread impact, and the advocacy work that is being done to change the narrative.
The Primary Viewpoints podcast features informative conversations with health care experts, opinion leaders, and practicing physicians, about what impacts primary care medicine today.
In episode 12, obesity policy advocate Ted Kyle, RPh, MBA, past chair of the Obesity Action Coalition and founder of ConscienHealth, discusses the prevalence of weight bias in health care, how media portrayal of patients with obesity exacerbates the issue, strategies primary care clinicians can use to check their own weight bias, and the advocacy work he is currently spearheading to change the narrative of weight stigma in health care.
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