Be a Bad Patient to Improve Your Medical Care #8 S.2

For years, I avoided going to the doctor because of my weight. I found that no matter what ailment brought me into the clinic, somehow being morbidly obese was put to blame. I felt embarrassed and ashamed, not to mention powerless for how to fix my weight problems.

Doctors are busy people. Most keep a fast pace during office visits in order to keep their schedule moving. Does that translate into providing you with great medical care? Not always! Mistakes get made and problems overlooked.

Today’s podcast teaches you how to be a bad patient by speaking up. No more sitting on the exam table in silence! By becoming your own health advocate, following our recommended tips will dramatically improve your medical care.

The most important person in your life is you.

Stephanie Laska is the author and creator of DIRTY, LAZY, KETO. She shares her story of losing 140 pounds and keeping the weight off for 7 years:

DIRTY, LAZY, KETO Get Started Losing Weight While Breaking the Rules (St. Martin’s Essentials, 2020)

The DIRTY, LAZY, KETO Cookbook: Bend the Rules to Lose the Weight! (Simon & Schuster, 2020)