Friday, December 15, 2023 – Episode 1252

Friday, December 15, 2023 - Episode 1252
By: Leslyn Keith, OTD, CLT-LANA

Unraveling the Distinctive Aspects of Lipedema

  • Today, I’d like to introduce a paper authored by Alexandre Campos Moraes Amato titled “Is Lipedema a Unique Entity?,” published in the peer-reviewed journal EC Clinical and Medical Case Reports in January 2020.
  • This paper puts forth a theory regarding the clinical progression of lipedema and its interconnection with other chronic conditions.
  • Amato recommends a comprehensive three-pronged treatment approach involving Clinical Treatment, Self-Awareness, Surgical Treatment, and/or a Ketogenic Diet.
  • Significantly, this paper holds importance for women with lipedema as it not only explores potential triggers and mechanisms but also provides insights on utilizing this knowledge for improved condition management.