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Doctors and patients struggle over discussing weight
Orange County Register

A friend of mine, who is obese and at risk of diabetes, told me about her recent visit to the endocrinologist. It had been two years since her last appointment and she’d gained 30 pounds. He pointed that out and she hung her head and said she’d eaten more with the holidays and slacked off on the gym. That’s where the conversation ended. She’s not alone.