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Lipedema Awareness

June is Lipedema Awareness Month

  Lipedema Awareness Month aims to change that by raising awareness about the condition, its symptoms, and the importance of early detection and treatment. Early diagnosis is crucial for successful management of lipedema, as it can prevent the condition from progressing and causing further complications. This article will provide an introduction to lipedema, its symptoms,…


Lipedema, It’s Not Your Fault

Hard to Diagnosis Lipedema, It’s not your fault! Lipedema is a lymphatic disease that is thought to affect 10 to 17 million people in America, mostly women. Exact patient estimates are not available because it’s hard to diagnose. In fact, many lipedema patients don’t even know they have it. Neither do their physicians, who often…


diagnosing lipedema

Diagnosing Lipedema

Miss-Diagnosis of Lipedema It is estimated that only 5% to 10% of US Doctors are aware of the fat disease lipedema. Most women reported on the frustration of decades of describing their symptoms to numerous health care professionals only to have their concerns brushed aside. This led to a failure to obtain an early diagnosis…


Lipedema arms

Lipedema in Arms

Lipedema in Upper Arms Lipedema in arms can occur in 50% to 80 % of women who have lipedema elsewhere in their bodies. As many as 20 million women in the US have lipedema. Lipedema usually affects the calves, legs, thighs, and hips. However, some patients may also be affected in their trunk and arms.…


Lipedema Specialist in Atlanta

Press Release: Dr. Marcia Byrd Discusses Her Specialized Liposuction Treatment for Lipedema at the Fat Disorders Research Society’s Annual Conference

Atlanta Liposuction Specialist Breaks New Ground in the Treatment of Lipedema Atlanta, May 1, 2016 lipedema specialist Marcia V. Byrd, MD spoke last month at the Fat Disorders Research Society (FDRS) 2016 Conference in St. Louis, Missouri at the Marriot St. Louis Airport Hotel. This year’s conference was titled “Living with Lipedema and Dealing with…


What Is Lipedema?

What is Lipedema? Lipedema is a condition that occurs when fat is placed in irregular patterns under the skin. These patterns of fat are most likely to show up in the legs and buttocks. Over 10 percent of women have this condition. Men rarely suffer from these irregular fat placements in their thighs and buttocks.…