Why do we doctors cling to the word 'obese'?

As doctors, we must acknowledge that person-first language is not a new concept, writes Dr Liz Sturgiss. 

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Dr Liz Sturgiss

Dr Sturgiss is a GP in Canberra, ACT. She works for the not-for-profit Directions Health Services.

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