18-42 Segment 1: Doctors’ Obesity Bias

Studies show that medical professionals are as biased as the rest of us against people who are overweight, resulting in lectures, misdiagnoses, and patients who start avoiding the doctor. Experts explain the problem, results, and what might be done about it.

doctor measuring obese man waist body fat. obesity and weight loss.

16-34 Segment 1: Doctors’ Obesity Bias

Studies show that doctors are as biased as the rest of us against people who are overweight, resulting in lectures, misdiagnoses, and patients who avoid the doctor.