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Leslyn Keith

lipedema research and awareness

How You Can Increase Lipedema Awareness

By | Lipedema awareness

Today, I’m going to talk about the International Lymphatic Disease and Lymphedema Patient Registry & Biorepository. It is a crucial vehicle for research and increasing awareness about lymphedema and lipedema. The information I’ll cover in this post has been taken directly from the Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN) website….

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pain with lipedema

Pain with Lipedema

By | lipedema

This week, I am going to discuss the pain that women with lipedema experience. I will focus on a study by Schmeller & Meier-Vollrath that was published in the German journal LymphForsch in 2008. The title of the paper is “Pain with Lipoedema: Attempt to Approximate.” (Note: “lipoedema” is the…

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Keto for lipedema article review

Debunking the Fear of Keto

By | ketogenic diet

Welcome back to Living Well with Lipedema! In this post, I’m going to respond to a recent article published in Frontiers in Nutrition. The article is titled “Ketogenic Diets and Chronic Disease: Weighing the Benefits Against the Risks.” For those who don’t know, a ketogenic diet is a low-carbohydrate, high-fat…

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Why Lipedema Fat is Different

By | lipedema

Welcome back to Living Well with Lipedema! In this post, I want to continue building a foundation of knowledge about lipedema. I’m going to talk about the differences between normal body fat and lipedema fat. Although there are similarities between them, we’ll see that there are also major differences that…

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