Posts tagged ‘war on obesity’

June 30, 2017

the HAES® files: Healthcare Providers Get Our Marching Orders for the War on Fat People

by Health At Every Size® Blog

by Deb Burgard, PhD

My brilliant friend Jessica Wilson has taught me so much. She is fond of asking, “What is the problem we are trying to solve?”

The question is burning in my mind after reading a recently released Washington DC think tank publication called “Provider Competencies for the Prevention and Management of Obesity”

Go take a look at this 8-page document that attempts to dictate how healthcare providers should carry out its vision, complete with a whopping 8 citations.

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