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Will you stand with LE&RN on #GivingTuesday?

Will you stand with LE&RN on #GivingTuesday?

On November 18, 2019, Academy Award-winning actress and LE&RN National Spokesperson Kathy Bates was recognized for her advocacy work surrounding LE and LD at The 24 Hour Plays Gala on Broadway.

After watching a video retrospective of her tireless efforts, Ms. Bates called on the theater

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The Ketogenic Solution for Lymphatic Disorders

The Ketogenic Solution for Lymphatic Disorders

A guest blog post by Leslyn Keith, OTD, CLT-LANA and Catherine Seo, Ph.D. This is a 7-minute read.

Lipedema, a little known and often misdiagnosed fat disorder, has been traditionally thought to be resistant to diet and exercise. Rigorous efforts by many with lipedema proved futile until

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Stand with LE&RN on #GivingTuesday, 12/3

Stand with LE&RN on #GivingTuesday, 12/3

#GivingTuesday is a day set aside for giving back. On #GivingTuesday, December 3, remember LE&RN and join the fight against lymphedema and lymphatic diseases.

Our fundraising goal this year is $100,000 -- just $5 from each person who follows LE&RN on Facebook. If you can give more, give more

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Common Misconceptions about Lymphedema and Advances in Treatment

Common Misconceptions about Lymphedema and Advances in Treatment

By Dr. Stanley Rockson, LE&RN Scientific & Medical Advisory Council Founding Chair

This is a 10-minute read.

When I entered the medical field about 45 years ago, the prevailing wisdom was that the lymphatics are a kind of sewer system that takes all of the unpleasant stuff from the body and

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