Doctors put overweight patients on a path to failure by focusing on shedding pounds

One night a few years ago, Emma Lewis sprained her ankle. She had spent the evening dancing, then walked several miles home wearing what she calls “slightly inadvisable shoes.” The next morning, Lewis went to see her doctor. But her damaged ankle was not his main concern.

Source: http://qz.com/696897/science-shows-you-can-be-overweight-and-healthy-so-why-do-doctors-worship-the-scale/