Thursday, December 14, 2023 - Episode 1251
By: Matthew Carmody, MD
Breaking Free: Empowering Lipedema Patients Against Anti-Fat Bias
- Presenting a segment from a presentation by Dr. Matthew Carmody during our Innovative Solutions for Lipedema & Lymphedema virtual symposium in October 2021.
- Dr. Carmody, an internist and Obesity Medicine Specialist formerly affiliated with Harvard Medical School, dedicated several years to evaluating and treating lipedema before his recent retirement.
- In this excerpt, he discusses the importance of recognizing and acknowledging anti-fat bias.
- Dr. Carmody emphasizes his belief that obesity is not a choice and advocates for a more compassionate and respectful approach to treating patients.