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Obesity as a Disease

If Obesity Is a Disease, Who's Going to Treat It?

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

Beyond the obvious lack of training preventing most physicians from being able to effectively treat obesity, there's another issue at stake: physicians just aren't afforded enough time with their patients.

Three Questions About Considering Obesity as a Disease

Stanton Peele | Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

The American Medical Association has declared obesity to be a disease. The hoped for result is to direct greater recognition and resources to this, the health problem involving the greatest number of Americans.