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Topic - Jeremy Nobel
"One of the challenges employers face in engaging people in weight control efforts is the stigma attached to being overweight or obese," said Dr. Jeremy Nobel, executive director of the Northeast Business Group on Health's applied research division.
The recognition "could increase physician engagement in identifying overweight and obese individuals for intervention, as well as help reduce the stigma and pave the way for increased participation in employer-sponsored efforts," Dr. Nobel said.