Living Well with Lipedema
By Lipedema Simplified
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., and guest experts. Please note DISCLAIMER The information in Living Well with Lipedema is provided for informational and educational purposes only.