Do No Harm Podcast
By DeAun Nelson, ND and Sarah Thompson: Health at Every Size and Patient-Centered Health Care
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Discover how shifting the focus off of weight in health care can greatly improve health outcomes for patients. It is increasingly evident that diets do not work, and that patients of a wide range of sizes can benefit from increasing healthy habits without weight change. With this evidence, we as medical professionals can more effectively and ethically treat our patients by changing how we interact with them around weight. We will explore how to do no harm to our patients of all sizes without recommending weight loss. This podcast is intended for medical professionals, but we welcome all listeners. DeAun Nelson, ND, and guest hosts will discuss relevant topics such as: obesity as defined by BMI, determinants of health, weight stigma, healthism, weight loss, Well Now, Health at Every Size®, Body Trust®, weight science, research, and more. The information in this podcast is not intended to provide medical advice. For more information, visit our website at www.donoharmpodcast.org and you can follow us on Facebook @firstdonoharmpodcast and Instagram, @donoharmpodcast today.
||CleanWeight Inclusivity & Stories||During this episode, I talk about what being weight inclusive looks like to me and how it can be beneficial. I also talk about perfectionism, bias, and how we can do better as we know better. There are also three patient stories, one of them my own,...||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2E4 Food Addiction with Marci Evans, RD||Season 2 Episode 4: Food Addiction with Marci Evans, RD Food Addiction, specifically sugar addiction, has become a hot button topic in recent years. People feel out of control around highly palatable foods and struggle to avoid over eating them. Sugar..||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2E3 Weight Independent Diabetes Care with Megrette Fletcher M.Ed., RD, CDE||Is it possible to treat type 2 diabetes without weight loss? It absolutely is. Join Megrette Fletcher M.Ed., RD, CDE and I as we explore treating type 2 diabetes in a weight independent way. Megrette has been been working in diabetes care since 1995...||3/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2E2 Patient Experiences and Updatec||This episode is a bit of an experiment for the podcast. I have included the stories of three people who have had challenging experiences with medical providers due to their sizes. There is an additional story that specifically talks about medical...||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS2E1 Interview with Dr. Jon Robison||Welcome to Season 2 of the Do No Harm Podcast! The first episode of the season is an interview with Dr. Jon Robison, a national leader in the Health At Every Size Movement for more than 2 decades. Jon Robison holds a doctorate in health...||1/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPatient Empowerment through Fat Acceptance||This will be the last episode for the season and the year! I wanted to spend it talking about the importance of Fat Acceptance and Body Acceptance when it comes to individual health, and also to community health. The Fat Acceptance movement itself...||12/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus Episode: NAAFA Guidelines for Practitioners||Here is a bonus episode for you! It consists of a reading of the National Association for the Advancement of Fat Acceptance (NAAFA) Guidelines for Medical Providers with Fat Patients. It reiterates some of the information in past episodes and adds...||12/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPromoting Health Without the Scale||The seventh episode of the podcast will dive into options for treating patients that do not center on weight change. Significant and permanent weight change is nearly impossible for the majority of the population, so we need to use weight independent,..||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Ineffectiveness of Diets||This episode covers the topic of intentional weight loss through restrictive eating or lifestyle changes. We discuss why intentional weight change does not work long term and why it can cause more harm than good for people’s health. I am joined by a..||11/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHealthism||Healthism is prioritizing individual health above other things. It is also the idea that individuals have significant control over their health. It does not acknowledge that a great many things outside of an individual’s affect their health, such as..||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Effect of Weight Bias on Care||Because weight stigma is expressed through weight bias, it is necessary to discuss and examine our own weight bias as medical professionals and medical professionals in training. There is a growing body of research showing that weight stigma has a...||10/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Effect of Weight Stigma on Health||Weight Stigma, and stigma in general, is a intricate and complicated subject that permeates the society we live in. We are all affected in some way by stigma, whether we are the subject of stigma, perpetrators of stigma, or both. Stigma also has a...||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShould There be a War on Obesity?||The “War on Obesity” has been raging for decades. Just like many similar wars, such as drugs and terrorism, it has a very nebulous enemy and never really has an end. These types of “wars” rarely accomplish their stated objective. This war is...||9/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroduction to the Do No Harm Podcast||Get to Know the Co-hosts||8/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Do No Harm will Help, but needs help
Review at Episode 2, so I look forward to great leaps forward.
The topics covered in this podcast are vital for providers of medicine to learn about and consider! I think. I couldn't hear them. While speaking softly into a podcasting mic is the best way to _record_ the sound, there are post-recording production needs.
As a new podcast, some production value issues need to be addressed. The sound needs to be normalized at a much higher rate. Even with my player's volume adjusted so high that I should be damaging my speakers, I couldn't hear the podcast over the rustling of clothes, the cooking sounds of food, or the fans in my home. Please do some research about podcast production sound quality and see about normalizing it at the volume of other well-produced podcasts (anything in the Radiotopia universe, for example, or WNYC WNYY podcasts).
Much needed voices in the world!
This podcast gives a much needed voice to medicine. I look forward to the conversations to come!
Needed!!! Learned exactly why
this is a topic not discussed often. I have seen this discussed in fragments but never put together like this... I have experienced the effects but so good to see why so I can address this next time I am in for a visit with my Dr...THANK YOU!!!