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How can weight discrimination make obesity worse?

Caroline M. Apovian, MD
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
Weight discrimination can make obesity worse; obese people often feel uncomfortable in their doctor's office or hospital, and they are less prone to seek preventive care. Watch weight loss specialist Caroline Apovian, MD, explain this concept. 

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