gender diverse patients

Barriers to health care often exist for transgender or gender-diverse patients, making them less inclined to seek health care. “Many transgender patients have had a negative experience with health care providers, which prevents them from wanting to seek routine medical care,” says Allison Diamant, MD, MSHS, [...]
By uclahealth • October 5, 2018
For transgender or gender-diverse patients, receiving routine or specialty medical care can be challenging. When transgender patients seek care, they may face obstacles such as:
  • Misunderstanding by the medical community about transgender issues
  • Refusal of care by a medical professional
  • Questions about their gender that are unrelated to the medical [...]
By uclahealth • January 30, 2018