3 reasons doctors should resist attempts to reshape the language of obesity

Dateline: 2024

Client X enters the primary care cubicle...

Client X has an on-going problem that they wish to discuss with their long-time healthcare professional (clients are deemed ‘X’ as gender and marriage status are no longer automatically available in client’s medical notes).

Client X sits down and says: “Back before 2018 you used to tell me it would be healthy for me to lose weight. I didn’t listen but have done a dark web search (Google no longer allows searches on weight) and found that