Third Rail: The stigma of obesity in medicine

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By Canadian Family Physician (CFP), Dr. Nicholas Pimlott, and Dr. Sarah Fraser. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this Third Rail edition of the CFP Podcast, Dr. Sarah Fraser interviews family physician Dr. Stephanie Hart. Using examples from Dr. Hart's own experiences as a patient, Drs Hart and Fraser discuss the systemis issues and stigma in the care and treatment of obese patients. Is it time to rethink obesity? Dr. Hart worked in rural primary care in Alberta for over a decade before pivoting to a focused practice in sexual medicine. She is also passionate about medical care for obese patients.

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