Posts Tagged ‘obesity care guidelines’

Learning from Anger About Obesity Guidance

February 13, 2023 — Perhaps you’ve noticed. Our lives, especially our professional lives, have an abundant supply of hostility these days. So seriously, should we be surprised by the anger welling up from people with strong feelings about guidance on medical care for young persons who face health issues because of obesity? No. But learning from this anger might […]

Medicalization, Pharmaceuticalization, and Nonsensification

August 30, 2022 — We are living in a profoundly disorienting time. Because of this, we are learning that people have the capacity to rationionalize just about anything. People are plunging into rabbit holes where they encounter mazes of rationalizations about conspiracies all around them. It’s a great tool for politicians who find themselves on shaky ground. But now […]

ECO2022: Putting People First Internationally in Obesity

May 4, 2022 — With the opening of ECO2022 today, a talented team from Canada, Chile, and Ireland set an important theme. For years now, this team has been translating obesity care guidelines internationally to put people first. Not BMI. No more one size fits all. It starts with Canadian obesity guidelines that emerged in 2020. The concept that […]