Episode 93: Clinical Conversations: The Importance of the Language We Use

April 22, 2024 00:26:58
Episode 93: Clinical Conversations: The Importance of the Language We Use
Obesity: A Disease
Episode 93: Clinical Conversations: The Importance of the Language We Use

Apr 22 2024 | 00:26:58

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Show Notes

In this Episode, Obesity Medicine Specialist and OMA Clinical Education Director Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews, Theodore Kyle, a highlighted speaker from the Obesity Medicine 2023 Conference session The Power of Putting People First: the Importance of the Language We Use. In this episode, they will discuss the importance of the language healthcare providers use and how it can potentiate the stigma that patients with obesity experience. They will review existing evidence surrounding the impact of language and communication style on weight management outcomes and discuss best practices to minimize feelings of weight stigma and weight bias during patient interactions. 

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