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Medical Professionals & Medical Weight Bias

Weight bias is something many patients with obesity experience. Surprisingly, it is not general bias from the general public that can hurt these patients in the long-term; rather, the prejudice they experience from medical professionals can have drastic consequences. When…

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The Convergence of Depression, Trauma and Obesity

Long before I was a Board Certified Family Medicine physician involved with Obesity Medicine, I was a Teaching Fellow and Performing Arts Consultant working for the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in their Very Special Arts Program. I had…

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Mom’s Final Wish: Grandkids and a Bathing Suit

  • January 30, 2020
  • Blog

“I was determined,” says Cain, who joined the medical weight loss program at the Center for Weight Management at Gwinnett Medical Center, “and I was going to take all the advice I could get from the experts.” One “aha” moment was in…

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