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Ask – Raising the topic of weight

Learn how to raise the topic of weight.

The 5 minute video provides three patient scenarios where the clinician raises the issue of their weight. It asks you to reflect on how you might think and feel if you were the patient in each scenario.

Asking the patient for permission to discuss weight is vital given that weight is an extremely sensitive and complex topic for most people.

Reflect on the questions below:

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