Anorexia in people in larger bodies

The importance of recognizing Anorexia in people in larger bodies 4


 

In this podcast Tabitha Farrar talks to Dr. Rachel Millner about Anorexia and people in larger bodies. This podcast was inspired by an email from a mother of a patient who has Anorexia and is in a larger body. Topics discussed include:

  • The dangers associated with energy deficit in people in larger bodies
  • Problems with diagnosis and practitioner ignorance
  • Weight stigma in the medical field
  • Parent advocacy and strength
  • Embracing weight diversity

Find out more about Dr Millner here: http://www.rachelmillner.com/ 

 

Tabitha’s comments on this podcast:

Rachel Millner is a godsend to the eating disorder world. Anorexia in people in larger bodies was a topic that I immediately knew I wanted to talk to her about. She is so passionate about eliminating size discrimination, and truly helping people with eating disorders. I wish people like Rachel Millner had existed when I was sick with Anorexia.

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About Tabitha Farrar

I work as Head of Marketing for a software startup in Boulder. As a recovered Anorexia sufferer, I advocate for proper understanding of eating disorders in my spare time. On that note, I wrote a book about my own journey into eating again called Love Fat.


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