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The Obesity Myth follows the lives of morbidly obese patients at Austin Health – a public hospital which, backed by new research, treats obesity as a chronic disease caused by genetics. Challenging our misconceptions about obesity as a lifestyle choice, the episode features patients such 26-year-old Felicity, former gridiron player Robert and Wayne, whose diabetes means he faces a foot amputation, as they battle their biology to reclaim their lives.
The Obesity Myth challenges our misconceptions about obesity as a lifestyle choice through the personal stories of 26-year-old Felicity, former gridiron player Robert and Wayne, whose diabetes means he might lose his foot.