Over 90% of people with type 2 diabetes have obesity or are overweight. People who
live with obesity often report experiencing weight bias and stigma when accessing
health care. The Diabetes, Obesity and Nutrition Strategic Clinical NetworkTM has worked to improve inpatient glycemic control in people with diabetes throughout
the province and we now aim to improve the care and experience of people living with
obesity in hospital. Our first step was to pilot an initiative that developed standards
and guidelines for improving obesity care with hospital staff. The objective of this
study was to assess the effect of the implementation of educational resources on weight
bias among hospital staff.
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