Beyond Obesity – Patient Experiences from the Super Obese
Tailored for health care providers who deal with people who are morbidly obese or those who want to learn how to better approach obesity issues with patients.
Matt talks about how interactions with health professionals while he weighed 200kgs shaped his self-esteem. Connecting his obesity to mental health, Matt explains how the two are interconnected.
Matt challenges traditional notions of obesity and provides effective strategies for helping patients achieve long term lifestyle changes.
Challenge medical stereotypes about obesity
Demonstrate the connections between mental health and obesity
Provide alternative strategies when approaching obesity
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Allied Health Professionals