Obesity is a leading contributor to many of the diseases that burden individual patients, the doctors who care for them, and virtually every stakeholder in the healthcare industry. And yet, the word obesity itself is considered essentially taboo in typical care settings. How might the health of both individual patients and entire populations improve if we could rid obesity of its stigma?
In this white paper, you’ll learn:
- That obesity is not a lack of willpower but a multi-causal chronic disease and should be treated just as we do other diseases
- The emotional, economic, and, too often, deadly toll obesity stigma takes
- The opportunities new treatments, medications and devices offer to bring obesity treatment out of the shadows