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Opportunity to Share your Lipedema Story for Publication!

FOR PUBLICATION!!! Would you be willing to share your lipedema/lipoedema story in detail? Are you ok for it to be widely published? Are you willing to share photos as well as your story? If your answer is YES, please contact … Continue reading

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 14 – Fat legs and all (Australian film)

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! This animated film was produced by the Australia group of women who are lipoedema advocates (LASS http://www.lass.org.au). They have done a fabulous job of illustrating the circumferential … Continue reading

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 13 – Profile: Prof. Dr. Manuel Cornely

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! Prof. Dr. Manuel Cornely has been performing lymph-sparing liposuction for lipedema for many years. He has Kliniks in both Düsseldorf and Cologne Germany. Comments and feedback most … Continue reading

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 12 – Profile: Dr. Stefan Rapprich

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! Dr Steffan Rapprich has been performing liposuction for lipedema/ lipoedema for over 20 years in Darmstadt & Sonthofen Germany. Dr Jeffrey Klein originated the tumescence procedure for … Continue reading

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 11 – Profile: Dr. Josef Stutz

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! (note: today was catch up from jet lag) Dr Josef Stutz reviewing information on lymph-sparing liposuction for lipedema/ lipoedema with his wife, Jutta, illustrating pre/post op treatments … Continue reading

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 8

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! (note: posting from London) Weight stigma and anti-fat bias proliferate within the healthcare system. The research from Dr Kim Gudzune from Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, US, and … Continue reading

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Lipedema / lipoedema Awareness Day 5

There’s more to the story: there may be more WHYS to body SIZE! Lipedema is hereditary, often passing from mother to daughter. It can also pass from father to daughter, men can be carriers even though they don’t themselves have … Continue reading

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The Lipedema Project

ANNOUNCING SPECIAL LIPEDEMA VIDEO PROJECT: It’s been18 months of video recording, and literally hundreds of hours of interviews and surgeries from lippy ladies, doctors, surgeons, therapists, and other experts. Are you interested in participating in a viewing of footage, as … Continue reading

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Nothing can stop an idea whose time has come

Lipedema was first named in 1940 at the Mayo clinic by 2 physicians, Allen and Hines. Nothing, and I mean nothing has been done in the US towards recognizing or looking for answers for this disorder. After 70+ years, it’s … Continue reading

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Filming documentary in Germany

Filmed two different surgeries, plus interviewed several specialists and lipoedema patients. Germany has several of the most experienced and knowedgeable surgeons in this area. Excited about making documentary.

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