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Ghosts of Diet Culture Yet to Come
Friday Subscriber Discussion: New Year's Revolutions Anyone?
Ghosts of Diet Culture Present
Ghosts of Diet Culture Past
Friday Subscriber Discussion - Signs of Change
How To Solve The So-Called "Obesity Epidemic" Today
Does this Study Really Say You Can't Be Fat and Fit?
Friday Subscriber Discussion - The Best Thing
How to Tell If A "Weight Bias" Training Is Diet Culture in Disguise
Friday Subscriber Discussion - 3 (Public Health) Wishes
Let's Talk About Noom
Quick Guide: Will Weight Loss Improve/Cure This Health Condition?
Friday Subscriber Discussion - To Advocate or Not to Advocate
November AMA Answers with Dr. Asher Larmie
Reader Question - What Do You Think Of Obesity Medicine?
Friday Subscriber Discussion - Lazy Medicine
New Guidelines for Weight Loss Surgery?
Advocating for Blood Pressure Cuffs and Gowns in the ER
Friday Subscriber Discussion - Bringing Up The Research
Weight Watchers Long-Term Research
November Ask Me Anything with Special Guest Dr. Asher Larmie
Weight Watchers - Up To Their Old Tricks
Friday Discussion - Preparing for the Onslaught
Are Medicare and Medicaid Patients Required to Weigh-In?
October AMA Answers
Does This Study Really Show How To Maintain Weight Loss?
Friday Subscriber Discussion - Surprise, Surprise, Surprise
Reader Question – What’s the Deal with Lark Health?
The Pure Folly of Claiming Weight Loss Is An Anti-Weight Stigma Measure
Friday Subscriber Discussion - Putting the Public in Public Health
Responding to Weight Loss Recommendations
Subscriber Bonus: Behind the Scenes of our One Year Anniversary
One Year Anniversary Post!
Weight Loss Research Should Be Five Years Long - At Least
Friday Discussion - We're Not In Good Hands
Understanding Weight Stigma in Healthcare Practice
October Subscriber AMA
The National Weight Control Registry's Shaky Science
Friday Discussion - O Doctor Where Art Thou?
We Must Stop Using Weight As A Proxy For Health
Reader Question: How Do I Push Back Against Workplace Weight Loss Challenges?
Friday Discussion - Putting the Support in Health Supporting Behaviors
How to Spot the Dangerous "Hate the Sin, Love the Sinner" Approach to Weight Stigma
September Subscriber AMA Answers
Ways We Might Be Unintentionally Participating In Weight Stigma and Diet Culture
Friday Discussion - Why Can't WeTake A Joke
Doctors Must Stop Telling Higher-Weight Patients to "Eat Less and Exercise More"
Subscriber Bonus - A Little Good News
Debunking Five Common Arguments Against Weight-Neutral Health
Friday Discussion - What to Say When Other People Engage In Diet Culture
Matheson et al. - The Case for Weight-Neutral Health
Quick Guide to Evaluating Weight Science Research
Friday Discussion - Dealing With Family and Friends Body, Food, and Fitness Shaming
September Subscriber AMA
Reader Question - How Do I Get a Fatphobic Doctor To Help Me?
If Weight Loss Is A Prescription
Friday Discussion - Discussing Discussing
Weight Loss Sales Pitches Are Not Informed Consent Conversations
Reader Question - Are All Weight Loss Surgeries Equally Risky?
Friday Discussion - A Year Later
August Subscriber AMA Answers
How to Get the Correct Size Needle for Vaccines As A Higher-Weight Person
Reader Question - What's the Difference Between Weight-Neutral Health and Weight-Inclusive Health
Friday Subscriber Discussion: Dr. Diet Town
No, We Shouldn't "Try Anything For The Obesity Epidemic”
If You're Recommending Exercise As Medicine...
Friday Subscriber Discussion: Sold! Or Not
Weight Loss Drugs Part 3 - Wegovy and Tirzepatide
Weight Loss Drugs Part 2 - Plenity and Alli
Friday Subscriber Discussion - You're Welcome Again
Weight Loss Drugs – A Long Line Of Losers Part 1 Fen-Phen and Belviq
Questions for Healthcare Practitioners to Ask Themselves about Weight Bias
Friday Discussion - When You're Welcome
July Subscriber AMA Answers
Reader Question - What Does It Mean For Weight To Be A Risk Factor?
How to Tell if You are Truly Concerned About Fat People’s Health
Friday Discussion - Change One Thing
Open Letter to Insurance Companies re: BMI-Based Incentives/Penalties
July Subscriber AMA
Alternatives to Common Weight Stigma-Based Phrases in Healthcare
Friday Discussion - Iatrogenic Harm
Compassion for Fat Patients Doesn't Replace Actual Healthcare
Reader Question - Is Weight-Neutral Health the Same as Size Acceptance
Friday Discussion - Gowns with No Red Carpet
Article Analysis: Should Type 2 Diabetes Management Focus on Weight Loss over Blood Sugar?
This Not, Actually, Tell-Tale Heart
Friday Discussion - Beyond Food and Movement
If You're Thinking About Offering Advice to a Fat Person About Their Health...
The Vague Future Health Threat Mistake
June Subscriber AMA Answers
Friday Discussion - Blood Pressure Shenanigans
Weight-Neutral, Non-Restrictive Blood Pressure Management
Stop telling fat patients to “just try” a too-small blood pressure cuff – Weight Stigma in Practice
Friday Discussion - Spot the Difference
Doesn't Being Higher Weight Create Higher Risk for Health Issues?
The Research Post
Friday Discussion - Warning, Warning
June Subscriber AMA
Does It Matter That Dieting Can Lead to Weight Gain?
What's the Problem With BMI And How Do We Solve It?
Friday Discussion - BMWhy?
Reader Question - What's the Difference Between Fat Activists and the Diet Industry?
The New York Times Lobbies for Diet Drugs
Friday Discussion - Tell Me Something Good
Comparing Smoking with Being Higher Weight
May Subscriber AMA Answers
Is It Anti-Weight Stigma or Diet Industry Propaganda – A Handy Guide
Friday Conversation: On the Lookout For Diet Industry Nonsense
Reader Question - What About Those Jaw Locking Weight Loss Devices
Intentional Weight Loss is Incompatible with Eating Disorders Prevention and Treatment – Even if Weight Watchers Disagrees
Friday Conversation - BMI-Based Denials
Bears, Famine, and Dieting Failure
May Subscriber AMA
Emergency Contraception and Higher Weight People
Friday Conversation - Diet Culture Myths
Weight Loss Surgery - Long-Term Outcomes and Informed Consent
Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgery and Type 2 Diabetes
Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgery - The Basics
Answers to April Subscriber AMA
Getting the Healthcare That Thin People Get
Friday Conversation - Research Wish List
Red Flags for Weight Stigma in Healthcare Practitioners
How to Explain Weight Stigma in Healthcare
Friday Conversation - Everybody Who's Anybody
What to do if you can’t accommodate a higher weight patient
Myths About the Failure Rate of Dieting
April Subscriber AMA (Ask Me Anything)
5 Questions with Lisa Du Breuil
Strategies for Dealing with Routine Weigh-Ins At The Doctor
Friday Conversation - Reminding Ourselves of the Truth
Why We Should End Routine Weigh-Ins
Please Stop Telling Patients to "Just Walk" For Their Health
Friday Discussion - Changing The Subject
Reader Question - What if My Doctor Believes a Health Issue is Caused by My Weight?
Higher-Weight Patients and Obstetrics
Friday Discussion - Most Ridiculous Diet Rx
Higher-Weight Patients and Fertility
Higher-Weight Patients, Gynecological Care, and PCOS
Friday Subscriber Conversation - Tips for Navigating Weight Stigma in Healthcare
5 Questions with Aaron Flores
NEW! Subscriber Monthly AMA (Ask Me Anything!)
Does Fatness Really Cost the Workplace $73 Billion a Year? A Weight Loss Company Wants You To Think So
Friday Conversation - Weight-Neutrality by Medical Specialty
Weight Loss and Informed Consent
The Deep Harm of World Obesity Day
Friday Conversation - What Can I Get For You?
Diet Culture Perpetuates Eating Disorders, There is a Solution
What Cis-Male Pattern Baldness Can Teach Us About Weight Science
Friday Discussion - Because I'm All About That Evidence
Is the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Choosing Weight Stigma Over Science?
Weight Stigma In Practice - The Gynecologist Should Not Be A BYOS Party
Weight-Neutral, Non-Restrictive Blood Sugar Management Strategies
5 Questions with Marquisele (Mikey) Mercedes
Friday Conversation - But What About...?
The Harm of Weight Cycling
The Trouble with Promoting “Joyful” or “Enjoyable” Movement
Friday Conversation - Fitness Recommendations from Healthcare Providers
Novo Nordisk Brings Medical Drama Stars Into their Fatphobia-for-Profit Scheme
Friday Conversation - Most frustrating arguments around weight-neutral health
Resources to Get Joint Pain Treatment and Fight Treatment Denials
Friday Conversation - The Perfect Doctor's Appointment
Fat People and Joint Pain - Part 1
Help - My Colleague Thinks Weight Loss is a Magical Fix-All!
Friday Conversation - I Wish I Knew...
5 Questions with Dr. Gregory Dodell
Misleading Study Conclusions Part 2 - Patient Impacts
Friday Conversation - Weight-Neutral Healthcare Victories
Misleading Conclusions About Psychiatric Meds and Weight Loss - Part 1