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Joachim Zuther, Lymphedema Specialist. Read more
Lohmann Rauscher
MediUSA

Tactile Medical

New Lipedema Documentary

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I wanted to make you aware of a new documentary on lipedema called “The Disease They call FAT”. This 52 minute documentary was directed and produced by Catherine Seo, PhDc, who is affected by lipedema as well. Click the link below to see a 10 minute preview of the documentary, which premiered on . . . → Read More: New Lipedema Documentary

A Closer Look at Lipedema and the Effects on the Lymphatic System

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Lipedema is characterized by symmetric enlargement of the limbs, generally affecting the lower extremities extending from the hips to the ankles secondary to the deposition of fat; upper extremities are affected in 30% (1) of the cases.

Lipedema is not rare and not caused by a disorder of the lymphatic system, but is . . . → Read More: A Closer Look at Lipedema and the Effects on the Lymphatic System