Sunday, October 22, 2023 – Episode 1198

Sunday, October 22, 2023 - Episode 1198
By: Heather Carrigan

Challenging Stigma, Fostering Equity: Addressing Anti-Fat Bias in Healthcare

  • In today’s episode, we feature a segment from an interview with Heather Carrigan, a resident of New Zealand who herself has lipedema. This interview is from the 2016 Lipedema Worldwide Summit.
  • Heather discusses the issue of anti-fat bias within the healthcare system and shares her personal experience of receiving a diagnosis, which empowered her to become a more effective advocate for her own health.