The Feed - Obese Teens Under The Knife
There are growing calls to allow teenagers to have access to drastic weight loss surgery. At the moment the procedure for young people is almost exclusively practiced in private hospitals, making it inaccessible for many. But given one in four children are either overweight or obese, is it time to make it widely available to teens struggling to lose weight?
The Feed was broadcast on SBS ONE at Tuesday 21 September 2021, 12:30.
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The Feed is an Australian news and current affairs television series with an important space for satire as well. The show airs on SBS Viceland every evening from Monday to Thursday, while on Fridays a compilation episode of the show is broadcast under the name Friday Feed. It mixes news stories from all over Australia, in-depth feature interviews and satirical comedy skits. The Feed was nominated for a Logie Award for the Most Outstanding Public Affairs Report (for the story Ice Towns, about the devastating impact of the hard drug crystal meth on regional Australia), while guest presenter Lee Lin Chin received a nomination for the Gold and Silver Logie Awards for her work on the series.