Get comfortable talking about obesity

In this month's Pearls from I.M. Peers, a new video feature from ACP Internist, Kimberly N. Sims, MD, FACP, explained ways to make obesity counseling easier for patients and for their doctors.

This month's Pearls from I.M. Peers aims to make internists more comfortable talking with patients about obesity. Preventative care expert Kimberly N. Sims, MD, FACP, offered pearls for making obesity counseling easier, such as keeping diet and exercise posters and handouts visible throughout the office to help start the conversation.