Obese patients more likely to trust diet advice from heavier docs

06/7/2013 | Medical News Today

Obese patients appeared to put more trust in weight-related guidance given by an overweight physician compared with a normal-weight doctor, according to a study in the journal Preventive Medicine. However, researchers also found obese patients who visited heavier doctors were more likely to feel stigmatized because of their weight than patients visiting a slimmer doctor.

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