Category Archives: anti-fat bias

Scholar Alert: Lipedema Story Published by Johns Hopkins Press

Scholar Alert on my Google Alerts this morning: So maybe it’s true, one is never too old to begin a new career, get published, get a PhD, and become an advocate in a very complex healthcare system! You Mean It’s … Continue reading

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 21: #ihaveembraced

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! Kudos to Taryn Brumfitt, who after 3 pregnancies was contemplating cosmetic surgery and did a complete turn around and asked herself, what if, WHAT IF, I begin … Continue reading

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 8

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! (note: posting from London) Weight stigma and anti-fat bias proliferate within the healthcare system. The research from Dr Kim Gudzune from Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, US, and … Continue reading

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 6

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! (note: posting from the Shannon Airport on my way to London for an exciting weekend with Lipoedema UK – more will be posted this weekend about this … Continue reading

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Anti-Fat Bias in the Healthcare System

So often women with lipoedema/lipedema report going to their doctors looking for solutions or even just a diagnosis and being told that it’s their fault, that they need to diet and exercise, and to come back after they have lost … Continue reading

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