On this week's podcast episode we discuss what appears to be the tried and true tradition of bias against overweight and obese people in the health field. I would love to say that I am shocked by the findings but growing up always on the heavier side it was quite evident that things are different when you are overweight in the doctor's office.
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Listen to the show as I discuss just what happened to bring this podcast episode to the light. Learn about the steps physicians can take to lesson their bias against overweight patients and why has it gotten so bad that even medical students are picking up these horrible traits.
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- 7 steps physicians can take to combat bias
- Weight Stigma Kept Me Out Of Doctors’ Offices for Almost a Decade
- My Doctor Fat-Shamed Me
- Medical Students are biased toward obese patients
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