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‘Kentucky Health’ discusses addressing needs of LGBTQ patients

For Release: 01/12/22 9:08 AM

Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Queer patients often delay health care for fear of bias or judgement. On the next episode of Kentucky Health, Dr. Wayne Tuckson interviews Dr. Karen Williamson Krigger, family medicine physician at UofL Health, about how the medical community can better address the needs of LGBTQ patients.  

Kentucky Health: Removing the Stigma, Improving the Outcome episode airs Sunday, Jan. 16, at 12:30 pm/11:30 am on KET and Monday, Jan. 17, at 2/1 pm on KET2. 

Kentucky Health is a weekly KET program that seeks to improve the people’s health through education and increased awareness. Kentucky Health is hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson, a colorectal surgeon in Louisville, and produced by Laura Krueger.

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