Doctors Don't Discuss Weight Loss With Patients

Patients are more likely to lose weight when physicians tell them they are overweight and advise weight loss.  Despite this, fewer than half of overweight patients and fewer than 2/3 of obese patients say they have been told by their physicians that they are overweight.  The current obesity epidemic has made higher weights and larger sizes seem more normal.  Patients who don't perceive their


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