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.

View Full Article in:

Medical News Today

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Litigation & Investigations EMEA
Gilead Sciences
Stockely Park
Assistant General Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel
Genentech
South San Francisco, CA
Senior Analyst Compliance
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Legal Counsel
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX
Director, Senior Legal Counsel
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX