Doctor appointments have always been challenging for me since I am super fat, and doctors assume that is the only reason I am ever sick.
I cannot get through an appointment without them mentioning my weight and shaming me for being so large. It is as if all they are taught in medical school is to shame fat people into losing weight, as if that is a winning strategy.
All this treatment does is keep fat people from going to the doctor. I recently had an appointment to see a doctor an ENT specialist about the fact that my sleep apnea was getting worse with an oral appliance. (Not because of any weight, changes by the way).Read more on themighty.com