Study: Patients Lose More Weight With Doctor Support

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According to a two-year study on obese patients, those with doctors they appraised as helpful and supportive lost an average of twice as much weight as subjects who rated their physicians lower, further evidence that effective doctor-patient relationships are driven by communication and collaboration. What do you think?

“Plus you get free access to their scale!”

Ellen Piro • Systems Analyst

“Fourteen years of medical training and now I’ve got to be kind?”

Robert Gelder • Physician


“That’d be great, but emotionally supportive physicians aren’t covered under my current plan.”

Patrick Dole • Fad Developer