Category Archives: Lipedema awareness

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 / lipoedema Awareness Day 30: A Month of Awareness Raising

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! It’s been a month of awareness raising about lipedema and progress has happened. The all time favorite BLOG post on June 5th had 937 views from 637 … Continue reading

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 29: Dr. David Amron & Jasna

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! Fellow BLOGGER Crystal Blount posted about dermatologist Dr. David Amron and lipedema patient Jasna. They appeared on Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family” TV show on Friday to … Continue reading

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 26

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! Dr Ebba Bråkenhielm is a researcher in Cardiovascular Biology with focus on therapeutic angiogenesis at the Rouen Institute for Research and Innovation in Biomedicine in Normandy, France. … Continue reading

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 25: Dr Babak Mehrara

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! Dr Babak Mehrara is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Memorial Sloan-Kettering in NYC. He is also a scientist conducting research that aims to identify the mechanisms … Continue reading

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 22: Nicole’s story

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! Nicole was diagnosed by Dr Karen Herbst at the FDRS (Fat Disorders Research Society) conference in Oct 2013, and then had surgery with Dr Josef Stutz in … Continue reading

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 20: Dr Josef Stutz, Dr Mark Smith and Dr Joe Dayan

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! Drs Smith and Dayan trained in surgeries with Dr. Josef Stutz in Germany. Dr Stutz developed the use of WAL, Water assisted jet liposuction, specifically for lipedema. … Continue reading

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 19: Dr Joe Dayan and Dr Mark Smith

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! After they trained all day in surgeries with Dr. Josef Stutz in Germany, I had the opportunity to informally chat with Drs Mark Smith and Joe Dayan … Continue reading

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 17: Dr Gerhard Sattler, Dr Mark Smith, and Dr Joe Dayan in Germany

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! Dr. Gerhard Sattler established tumescent liposuction in Germany in 1989 and has performed over 10,000 liposuction surgeries over the past 25 years.  His coaching about the intricacies … Continue reading

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 16 – Cassandra’s Story (part 1)

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! I met Cassandra in Bad Steben, Germany in March when we were both having lymph-sparing liposuction surgery with Dr. Josef Stutz. She has two small children, and … Continue reading

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