The Author

Joachim Zuther, Lymphedema Specialist. Read more
Lohmann Rauscher

Tactile Medical

The Lymphedema Treatment Act


This article was written by Heather Ferguson, the Founder and Executive Director of the Lymphedema Advocacy Group. Heather’s relationship with lymphedema began with the birth of her twin boys, Devdan and Dylan, in September of 2006. Dylan was born with primary lymphedema. Her desire to advocate on behalf of lymphedema patients took root when she . . . → Read More: The Lymphedema Treatment Act

A Message from the Lymphedema Treatment Act


As of this writing, HR 2499 has 62 cosponsors!  Please help us reach our goal of getting to 100 this year.  At the end of this newsletter you’ll find the cosponsor list as of this publication – if you do not see your Representative’s name please write again at your earliest convenience, using the . . . → Read More: A Message from the Lymphedema Treatment Act

Help to Educate Congress about Lymphedema


Dear Readers:

I received a message from Heather Ferguson, the young mother from North Carolina who was instrumental in securing the coverage for treatment of lymphedema in North Carolina. Heather was also instrumental in convincing Congressman Larry Kissell of North Carolina to sponsor the Lymphedema Diagnosis and Treatment Cost Savings Act, HR 2499 (formerly . . . → Read More: Help to Educate Congress about Lymphedema