Just Say NO at the Doctor’s Office


Think of today’s episode as a PSA. You have every right to tell your doctor (or nurse) no when they ask you to step on the scale.

Here’s the NY Times article I referenced in the show:

Why Do Obese Patients Get Worse Care? Most Doctors Don’t See Past The Fat.

If you’re not sure how to push back on weight stigma in the doctor’s office, here are some resources to help you be your own advocate and reframe the conversation

What To Do If Your Doctor Fat Shames You

How To Find A Fat Positive Doctor Who Won’t Just Tell You To Lose Weight

Weight Stigma Kept Me Out Of Doctors’ Offices for Almost a Decade

Plus check out the latest installment of “Love Your Hashtags”!

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