Fat shaming never seems to go away whether you’re obese now, or been so in the past. Stigmatising happens in all sectors of the world and sections of society. I wasn’t surprised in a way to find that those who had had WLS still experienced this and that’s why they chose or hesitated to
GUEST FEATURE: We have a global epidemic in our midst. All over the world, people are blurting out things that they know are wrong. The latest, startling example comes from the UK National Health Service (NHS) in North Yorkshire. Last week, local administrators announced plans for explicit weight discrimination in healthcare.
The Mental Health Excuse for Discrimination in Obesity Care GUEST BLOG: Mental health issues seem to be one more excuse for discrimination in obesity care. A new study of people with controlled but complex mental histories examines their outcomes in bariatric surgery. The outcomes, the study finds, can be entirely comparable to outcomes for people