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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.

Lipedema Awareness Globally: Covered in the UK

Woman With Incurable ’10 Stone Leg’ Condition Tells Of Constant Pain And Hope For Treatment http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/11/13/claire-tickle-lipoedema-legs_n_6150676.html

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Lipedema segment on The Doctors TV show

Sarah Bramblette will be featured on The Doctors TV show focusing on lipedema Tuesday October 14. See Sarah’s BLOG http://born2lbfat.com/ and this article WHAT IS LIPEDEMA? http://www.thedoctorstv.com/articles/2760-what-is-lipedema Video available: http://www.thedoctorstv.com/videos/lymphedema-treatment-act

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Treatment Centers for Lipedema in GA & NY

The Lipedema Liposuction Center in Roswell, Georgia is now open and treating lipedema patients with WAL liposuction surgery. We have come so very far in a short time. Dr. Marcia Byrd traveled to Germany to train with Dr Josef Stutz … Continue reading

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News about lipedema spreading around the world!

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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Lipedema Center opens September 2, 2014 at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Friedman Center for Lymphedema Research & Treatment in New York City

Dr. Mark Smith, Chief of Plastic Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York City opens the Lipedema Center, a part of the Friedman Center for Lymphedema Research & Treatment, offering medically reconstructive lymph sparing liposuction for lipedema on … Continue reading

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

“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 … Continue reading

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Scholar Alert: Lipedema Story Published by Johns Hopkins Press

Scholar Alert on my Google Alerts this morning: So maybe it’s true, one is never too old to begin a new career, get published, get a PhD, and become an advocate in a very complex healthcare system! You Mean It’s … Continue reading

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ABC News Features Liposuction for Lipedema

Lipedema, a genetic issue that distributes fat disproportionately, can now be regulated using a new liposuction-like procedure. For additional information go to: http://abc7.com/health/bad-fat-cells-sucked-out-with-liposuction/264821/

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Diet and Excersie – Still Difficulty in Losing Weight with Lipedema

Diseases make losing weight tough There is more information available about lipedema these days. Signs of progress in raising awareness. “One of the most misunderstood and unknown diseases, lipedema can strike thin and obese individuals alike. Generally, no amount of … Continue reading

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NBC in Los Angeles features Dr Amron and Segment on Lipedema

“Regardless of what they do, some women can’t lose weight — and it’s not their fault. It’s often a disease called lipedema, and now a Southern California doctor has come up with a unique treatment that can help these women … Continue reading

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