Crucial conversations about weight management with healthcare providers: patients' perspectives and experiences.

@article{Koball2018CrucialCA,
  title={Crucial conversations about weight management with healthcare providers: patients' perspectives and experiences.},
  author={Afton M. Koball and Paul S. Mueller and Julia R. Craner and Matthew M. Clark and Sanjeev Nanda and Esayas B Kebede and Karen B. Grothe},
  journal={Eating and weight disorders : EWD},
  year={2018},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={
          87-94
        }
}
PURPOSE To elicit patient experiences of weight management discussions with providers and provide recommendations for future weight-related discussions. METHODS 1000 patients who recently saw their provider for non-weight specific appointments were mailed measures of demographics, self-reported height and weight, activity level, adherence, perceptions of and recommendations for weight-related discussions, and internalized weight bias. This study was primarily descriptive and utilized a mixed… CONTINUE READING
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