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News about lipedema spreading around the world!

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Sara Bramblette, Lipedema and Lymphedema Health Activist, writes about the different stages of being newly diagnosed! http://blog.wegohealth.com/2014/09/15/the-phases-of-a-lipedema-diagnosis/ Cara Jones from Wales, UK, tells her story about diagnosis and planned surgery in Germany. http://www.newsnorthwales.co.uk/news/138229/wrexham-mum-tells-of-pain-over-tree-trunk-leg-condition.aspx stay tuned for more to come…

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Online article about lipedema: Is this rare disease making you look fat?

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“Lipedema primarily occurs in the legs, specifically the anterior thighs, knees and ankles,” explains Los Angeles-based dermatologic surgeon, Dr. David Amron. “It develops the appearance of tree-like, column-like legs with disproportionate fat storage and a lot of non-pitting edema, or excess swelling. Obesity is being overweight, and fat legs may…

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 29: Dr. David Amron & Jasna

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There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! Fellow BLOGGER Crystal Blount posted about dermatologist Dr. David Amron and lipedema patient Jasna. They appeared on Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family” TV show on Friday to educate and raise awareness about lipedema. Click here to go…

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 25: Dr Babak Mehrara

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There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! Dr Babak Mehrara is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Memorial Sloan-Kettering in NYC. He is also a scientist conducting research that aims to identify the mechanisms that regulate lymphatic function, lymphatic regeneration after surgery and the…

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 23: Dr Dayan and Dr Smith post surgery in Germany

By | Dr Joe Dayan, Dr Josef Stutz, Dr Mark Smith, lipedema, lipedema project, lipoedema project, lipoedma | No Comments

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! Dr Dayan and Dr Smith reflecting on their time in Germany observing and learning from numerous surgeries. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJRuh-edI2I] The Center of Excellence for Lipedema, part of the Friedman Center for Lymphedema Research and Treatment at Mt…

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 22: Nicole’s story

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There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! Nicole was diagnosed by Dr Karen Herbst at the FDRS (Fat Disorders Research Society) conference in Oct 2013, and then had surgery with Dr Josef Stutz in Germany in March & April 2014. Her story is so…

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 20: Dr Josef Stutz, Dr Mark Smith and Dr Joe Dayan

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There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! Drs Smith and Dayan trained in surgeries with Dr. Josef Stutz in Germany. Dr Stutz developed the use of WAL, Water assisted jet liposuction, specifically for lipedema. Drs Smith and Dayan are co-directors of the Friedman Center…

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