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Top tips for having difficult conversations with patients about obesity

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posted by WM Admin on 2018-06-19 13:36:03.953

Health practitioners know that obesity can be a serious issue for a patient’s long-term health, but raising the topic of someone’s weight can be difficult.  

It can be even more challenging to talk to parents about a child being overweight or obese, especially if parents don’t recognise that their child is overweight.

The Healthy Conversation Skills philosophy offers some practical and easy-to-use strategies to better handle these tricky consultations.

http://www.healthystartworkforce.auckland.ac.nz/en/news-and-events/top-tips-for-having-difficult-conversations.html