In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Joe Nadglowski, President and CEO of The Obesity Action Coalition about stopping weight bias in obesity medicine. Topics include differentiating between stigma and bias; addressing internalized bias in patients with obesity; identifying our own biases as well as bias in staff members, the importance of person (or people) first language; and recognizing obesity as a trauma-based disease.
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Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM
Joe Nadglowski, CEO of The Obesity Action Coalition