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Outside Influences: The Power of Media and Weight Bias on Your Self Perception

The media and other outside influences affect how we view ourselves every day, and the weight bias faced by many people who struggle with weight can greatly affect their health.

In this session, discover what may be lurking behind your self-perception that is causing you to second-guess your health journey. Hear from a panel of renowned experts and thought leaders in obesity medicine, psychology and nursing – Ted Kyle, RPh, MBA; Merrill Littleberry, LCSW, LCDC, CCM, CI-CPT; Gary Foster, PhD; and Pam Davis, BSN, RN, CBN, MBA.

Presented at YWM2015

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