Fat Bias Isn’t Just About Rapport

As noted on Twitter, the article Tara Parker-Pope wrote for the New York Times about a study in Obesity looking at how fat patients aren’t always welcomed by doctors. Not news, though I suppose it’s good to have quantitative research supporting it.

Really, though, this is just the tip of the iceberg.  Here’s some more.

For patient stories on health professionals, check out the crowdsourced http://fathealth.wordpress.com

ASDAH is collecting videos on weight bias in healthcare.

The Yale Rudd Center is not a fat-accepting organization, but they do research on weight bias and their publications page can be very useful.

Naafa on weight discrimination.

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