Category Archives: lipedema

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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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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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 24

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! A very long day of research and teaching, so for today (late as it now is) I again share the preview of the documentary for those new … Continue reading

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 23: Dr Dayan and Dr Smith post surgery in Germany

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! Dr Dayan and Dr Smith reflecting on their time in Germany observing and learning from numerous surgeries. The Center of Excellence for Lipedema, part of the Friedman … 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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