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The rebuttal to that is pretty basic: People come in different shapes and sizes, health looks different on every body. Some people are healthier at heavier weights, others being slimmer, often times, our weight is not at all correlated to our health. However, if someone is living unhealthy lifestyles (no matter their size) or has some type of health problem, that is their business alone. Not your body, not your business. Do you really think it would be beneficial for one with a health problem to have low self-esteem as well? No way. Everyone has a right to live without prejudice being thrust upon them, everyone has a right to a happy and body positive life, no matter where they are on their journey.
Relevant to the discussion of fat-shaming doctors, this is a list of doctors worldwide who cater to fat-bodied individuals. Many of the doctors on this list offer things such as larger blood pressure cuffs, bigger hospital gowns, and don’t blame every medical problem a patient comes in with on their weight.
It’s not by any means a full list, nor does it cover every area, so if you have a fat-friendly doctor who’s not on the list, get in contact with the site to get them added!
This is an excellent resources so I thought it would be of help to those who face stigma from their current medical professionals :)