119: Interview: Advocating for Ourselves with Patient and Practitioner Kimether Redmon

Today I’m speaking with Kimether Redmon about:

-Tips to improve our medical appointments

-How to maximize the short amount of time we have with the practitioner.

-How to be more specific when describing our symptoms

-Our personal experiences with uncomfortable medical settings.

Who is Kimether Redmon?

She is an endometriosis patient as well as a Family Nurse Practitioner serving low-income uninsured patients in her area. Before her nursing career, she was a research consultant with a background in brain injury research, and employment.

Being diagnosed with stage 4 endometriosis in 2021 after over 20 years of countless incidents of dismissal, gaslighting, bias, and incompetency has fueled her own diligence as a healthcare provider and educator that prioritizes high quality, trauma informed care to all.

Kimether IG: @therebelliousuterus
Kimether’s podcast IG: @endothickofit

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