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Lipedema, the disease they call fat, is a chronic fat disorder that affects 17 million women in the USA and as many as 350 million women worldwide. It is often mistaken for simple obesity. Generally under-recognized and misdiagnosed, symptoms include pain, swelling and weight gain disproportionately distributed in the thighs, buttocks, legs, and hips with a smaller upper body. Lipedema fat is resistant to diet and exercise and without intervention progresses and worsens over time. This flash briefing offers tips, news, and updates with the founder and director of Lipedema Simplified, Catherine A. Seo, Ph.D., Lipedema Project Board President and Director of Research, Leslyn Keith, OTD, CLT-LANA, and guest experts. Please note DISCLAIMER The information in Living Well with Lipedema is provided for informational and educational purposes only.

Living Well with Lipedema Lipedema Simplified

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Lipedema, the disease they call fat, is a chronic fat disorder that affects 17 million women in the USA and as many as 350 million women worldwide. It is often mistaken for simple obesity. Generally under-recognized and misdiagnosed, symptoms include pain, swelling and weight gain disproportionately distributed in the thighs, buttocks, legs, and hips with a smaller upper body. Lipedema fat is resistant to diet and exercise and without intervention progresses and worsens over time. This flash briefing offers tips, news, and updates with the founder and director of Lipedema Simplified, Catherine A. Seo, Ph.D., Lipedema Project Board President and Director of Research, Leslyn Keith, OTD, CLT-LANA, and guest experts. Please note DISCLAIMER The information in Living Well with Lipedema is provided for informational and educational purposes only.

    A Woman’s Lipedema Journey from Diagnosis to Liposuction

    A Woman’s Lipedema Journey from Diagnosis to Liposuction

    Today, I’m sharing an excerpt from our 2016 Lipedema Worldwide Summit interview with Ing Marie Bohmelin from Sweden, a board member of Lymf Sverige. She discusses her discovery of having lipedema and shares her experience with liposuction surgery.

    • 7 min
    Breakthrough in Diagnosing Lymphatic Disorders: Exploring Ma et al.'s 2020 Study

    Breakthrough in Diagnosing Lymphatic Disorders: Exploring Ma et al.'s 2020 Study

    Today, we explore a groundbreaking research paper published in JCI Insight by Ma and colleagues in June 2020, titled “Platelet factor 4 is a biomarker for lymphatic-promoted disorders.” The study, which included contributions from Dr. Stanley Rockson at Stanford University and Dr. Guillermo Oliver at Northwestern, aimed to identify a biomarker for lymphatic dysfunction and improve the diagnosis of lipedema, further confirming that lipedema is a lymphatic disorder.

    • 3 min
    Unveiling the Truth About Dietary Fat

    Unveiling the Truth About Dietary Fat

    Today, I’m sharing an excerpt from our 2017 Lipedema & Keto Worldwide Summit interview with Nina Teicholz, an acclaimed investigative journalist. In this clip, Nina discusses what sparked her investigation into dietary fat, culminating in the publication of her groundbreaking book, The Big Fat Surprise.

    • 4 min
    Uncovering Inflammatory Foods

    Uncovering Inflammatory Foods

    Today, I’m sharing an excerpt from our 2016 Lipedema Worldwide Summit interview with Carol Lange, who hails from Adelaide, Australia, and lives with lipedema. In this segment, Carol reveals how she identified inflammatory foods through an elimination diet.

    • 4 min
    From Family Physician to Nutrition Advocate

    From Family Physician to Nutrition Advocate

    Today, I’m sharing an insightful clip from our 2017 Lipedema & Keto Worldwide Summit interview with Dr. Jeffry Gerber, a renowned family physician in Denver. Known as Denver’s Diet Doctor, Dr. Gerber delves into his journey of discovering the importance of nutrition and how he seamlessly incorporated it into his medical practice.

    • 3 min
    The Effectiveness of Liposuction for Lipedema

    The Effectiveness of Liposuction for Lipedema

    - Today I’d like to tell you about a study by Alexandre Amato and Daniel Benitti, surgeons in Brazil.
    - The title of this open-access review article is *Efficacy of Liposuction in the Treatment of Lipedema: A Meta-Analysis*.
    - It was published in the peer-reviewed journal *Cureus* in February 2024.

    • 12 min

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