Holistic Treatment for Lipedema:
You Can Make it Better


About the speaker: Catherine Seo, PhD is Founder & CEO of Lipedema Simplified & The Lipedema Project, Inc., course director for MasterClass: Beyond Lipedema and a professor of psychology. She produced and directed the documentary, The Disease They Call FAT, and was one of the co-authors of the book, Lipedema-The Disease They Call FAT: An Overview for Clinicians. Dr. Seo’s research focuses on empowering women who experience the distortions of body image and the role of nutrition for treating lipedema. She holds a doctorate in Psychology with a concentration in Media. She has lipedema, lymphedema, and has struggled with obesity. She has dedicated over 40 years to learning and teaching how to bring knowledge, compassion, and humor to living with a chronic condition. Matthew Carmody, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, Emeritus Internal Medicine Physician at Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts, teacher, researcher (patient interview, medical practice system change),  Dr. Carmody is a Lipedema and Obesity medicine lecturer who is developing and collaborating on enhanced approaches to lipedema and obesity. Leslyn Keith, OTD, CLT-LANA has a Clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy with an emphasis on lymphedema and obesity. In addition to treating lymphatic and fat disorders, she currently researches, consults, and lectures on lymphedema, lipedema, and obesity nationally. She is the author of the book The Ketogenic Solution for Lymphatic Disorders: Lose Weight and Dramatically Reduce Lymphatic Swelling and has written several published articles about the efficacy of a ketogenic diet for lymphatic and fat disorders. Dr. Keith is Director of Research and Board President for The Lipedema Project and an instructor for Klose Training and Consulting.