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Leslyn Keith

new drug sheds light on lipedema pain reduction

Promising New Drug Trial

By | research

Discover the potential of RZL-012, a novel medication demonstrating efficacy in addressing both lipedema and Dercum’s Disease. Explore the ongoing clinical trial and its implications for enhancing pain control and minimizing adipose tissue accumulation.

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Caveolin and MMP14

Caveolin and MMP14 in Lipedema

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Exploring the Caveolin-MMP14 Connection in Lipedema: Insights and Interventions Hi again! I’m Leslyn Keith, Director of Research and President of the Board for the Lipedema Project, back with another insightful Research Update Flash Briefing. Today, I’m excited to delve into a potentially pivotal study that sheds light on lipedema’s underlying…

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The Power of Participation

By | Lipedema awareness

The Power of Participation: Joining the International Lymphatic Disease and Lymphedema Patient Registry for Lipedema Research and Awareness   Hello, Lipedema community! It’s Leslyn Keith, back with another informative Research Update Flash Briefing. As the Director of Research and President of the Board for the Lipedema Project, I’m thrilled to…

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role of lymphatics in lipedema diagnosis and treatment

Revolutionizing Lipedema Care

By | research

Revolutionizing Lipedema Care: New Study Reveals Lymphatic System’s Key Role in Diagnosis and Treatment Hello Lipedema Community! It’s Leslyn Keith Research and President of the Board for the Lipedema Project, it’s my mission to keep you informed about the latest research in our field and I am back with exciting…

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bariatric surgery and lipedema

Lipedema and Bariatric Surgery: A Research Update

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Unveiling the Unexpected: Post-Surgery Realities for Lipedema Hi everyone, I’m back with another illuminating Research Update. As the Director of Research and President of the Board at the Lipedema Project, I’m dedicated to keeping you in the loop with the latest research developments in the lipedema community. A Revealing Study…

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Pre-surgical Skincare for Lipedema and Lymphedema

By | research

Today’s paper is by Dr. Campisi and colleagues in Italy. The paper is called: Inclusion of targeted skin products in the pre-surgical treatment regimen of peripheral lymphedema and lipedema. It was published in the peer-reviewed journal Lymphology in 2019. Because there are some common skin changes that can occur in…

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Complex Decongestive Physiotherapy and Lipedema

By | research

I’d like to tell you about a paper by a group of researchers in Ankara, Turkey today. It is entitled The Effects of Complex Decongestive Physiotherapy Applications on Lower Extremity Circumference and Volume in Patients with Lipedema. It was published in the medical journal Lymphatic Research and Biology in 2020. …

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Orthopedic Alterations in Lipedema

By | research

Today I’m going to talk about a study by Dr. Isabel Forner-Cordero and her colleagues. Dr. Forner-Cordero is a clinician and researcher in Spain. The paper is titled Prevalence of Clinical Manifestations and Orthopedic Alterations in Patients With Lipedema: A Prospective Cohort Study. It was published in Lymphology in January…

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ADHD in Lipedema Patients

By | research

The lead author of today’s paper is Brazilian surgeon/researcher, Dr. Alexandre Amato. This paper is titled The Association Between Lipedema and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. It was published in Cureus in February 2023.   This study aimed to assess the prevalence of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in women diagnosed with lipedema.  The authors state…

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