Talking about weight

Discussing health issues with your doctor can often be a delicate matter, but what happens when the tables are reversed?

With two-thirds of Australian adults overweight or obese and rising, health practitioners are more likely than ever to work with patients with weight issues.

So are doctors adequately trained to have conversations about weight?

Kirsten Black, Joint Head of Discipline Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology at the University of Sydney, joined presenter Sam Baran to discuss the topic further.

Producer: Tom Watson

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