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Should obesity be viewed as a chronic illness?

New guidelines published in Canada are saying doctors should stop treating obesity as something a...

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12.38 11 Aug 2020


Should obesity be viewed as a chronic illness?


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12.38 11 Aug 2020


New guidelines published in Canada are saying doctors should stop treating obesity as something a diet and exercise can solve, and start treating it like a chronic illness.

Dr Sean Wharton, a Toronto internist specialising in weight management, spoke with Jonathan Healy.


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Canada Chronic Illness Jonathan Healy Obesity Pat Kenny Sean Wharton Weight

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