Did You Know (Obesity) 4Did You Know (Obesity) 4
Dr. Ritwika Mallik (London)
Did You Know about weight stigma?
Did you know about the side effects of weight stigma?
We are publishing 6 short videos based on the outcomes of a study published in the medical journal The Lancet, about the importance of language between health-care professionals and people living with obesity.
In this Did You Know, language matters.
Ritwika is a Specialty Registrar in Diabetes and Endocrinology currently working as a Research Fellow at Barts Health NHS Trust. She is a content editor for You and Your Hormones, and is passionate about tackling misinformation.
Ritwika is interested in providing reliable and trusted clinical information to patients online through digital media that engages as well as informs.
For more information on weight stigma and to find support in the UK got to The Obesity Empowerment Network
Professor Giles Yeo; Dr. Prof. Dorothea Portius;
On Thursday the 25th of February 2021, Dr. Giles Yeo and Prof. Dr. Dorothea Porteus had an online chat together about Obesity. This conversation helped spark a wider conversation about Obesity.
Chris explores how it feels to realise you are obese and at risk, or in his own "words", when you find out you are the elephant in the room...
This is the first in a series of patient/clinician interviews about obesity, how they came to live with obesitiy, what support they had and now have, and what the highs and lows have been.
Professor Sadaf Farooqi
As part of the Obesity Empowerment Network webinar for World Obesity Day for 2022, we recorded Karrie-Anne recounting her experiences of weight stigma with Prof. Sadaf Farooqi. This is an abridged recording of her experiences, used in the broadcast on the day.
Professor Sadaf Farooqi
As part of the Obesity Empowerment Network webinar for World Obesity Day for 2022, we recorded Karrie-Anne recounting her experiences of weight stigma with Prof. Sadaf Farooqi. This is a longer recording of her experiences, that includes far more Karrie-Anne's story than we could manage to broadcast on the day.
Professor Sadaf Farooqi; Professor Rachel Batterham; Dr Stuart Flint; Dr Mars Skae; Billy White;
On World Obesity Day 2022 we supported the delivery of the Obesity Empowerment Network webinar "Stand Up oto Weight Stigma", this is the full on demand recording of that webinar.
RNutr Mhairi Brown ; Dr RNutr Kawther Hashem;
Mhairi is joined by Dr Kawther Hashem, Campaign Lead for Action on Sugar, and they discuss price and location promotions of unhealthy food and drink.
RNutr Holly Gabriel; Katharine Jenner;
Holly is joined by Katharine Jenner, Campaign Director for Action on Salt and Action on Sugar, and they discuss calorie labeling in cafes and restaurants