The Obesity Myth
3 x 60min
With almost two-thirds of Australian adults tipping the scales as overweight or obese, The Obesity Myth breaks down barriers to social cohesion by challenging commonly held views of obesity.
The Doctors at Austin Health are taking a different approach by treating obesity as a chronic genetic disease - weight problems are primarily the result of a genetic predisposition. The Austin’s treatment regimen, which is a last resort for many patients who are at risk of early death due to their weight, uses a combination of diet, medication and bariatric surgery to transform bodies and lives.
Edited by Wayne Hyett, Katie Flaxman, Alex Archer and Zac Grant at City Post over 16 weeks:
along side the production team led by Bruce Pemberton with dailies processed in house