Lipedema and Obesity

Information about lipedema being a disease and not a lifestyle choice is beginning to spread, albeit still in like-minded places. Still, I am grateful for all steps in the right direction – AWARENESS. 17 million women in the US have lipedema, very few know about it YET! We are having inroads.

Good article by Dr Karen Herbst, fat disorder endocrinologist, and Sarah Bramblette, obesity advocate, published by the Obesity Action Coalition. (click image below for full article…)

Obesity Action Coalition article

Obesity Action Coalition article


About catherineofcambridge

I am a Professor at Cambridge College in Massachusetts, teaching leadership development, research methods, and psychology. I am currently completing a Ph.D. in Media Psychology at Fielding Graduate University concentrating on empowering women who experience the distortions of body image as represented in the media. I am founder of lipoedema simplified LLC, dedicated to raising awareness and providing education for lipedema/lipoedema. I am the producer of the documentary and training programs about lipoedema: You Mean It’s Not My Fault: Lipoedema – A Fat Disorder.
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1 Response to Lipedema and Obesity

  1. helensamia says:

    Thanks Catherine have shared on my FB page…

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