Lipoedema UK – News


Lipoedema UK Featured In Health Europa

I was delighted and honoured to get Lipoedema UK featured in the Health Europa Quarterly Issue 04 this month. Below is a quick section of the interview and article. I have included a link to the full publication at the bottom of this page.  Lipoedema is a chronic condition whereby fat cells abnormally build up in […]

Lipoedema featured in the East Anglian Daily Times

In December, 2016 the East Anglian Daily Times carried an article about Lipoedema. In an interview with the publication’s Lynne Mortimer, Ipswich woman Casey Whiting talks about lipoedema. Casey despaired of ever being able to exercise enough to shift the fat from her legs but then, after years of discomfort and self consciousness, she was […]


Lipoedema Featured In Daily Mail Health – 27 Sept, 2016

Hitting puberty, what troubled Laura Childs was not her skin, but her legs, which began to balloon completely out of proportion with the rest of her body. ‘It was much more exaggerated than just being pear-shaped,’ recalls Laura, 37, a local authority administrative officer, who lives in Dover with her husband, Dean, 42, a trainee […]

Announcing a generous $1.5 million dollar gift for Lipoedema Research

December 2015. The University of Arizona, Tucson, is pleased to announce that they have received a generous donation from Alumna Felicitie Daftaur, in order to aid the study of atypical fat tissue, including Lipoedema. Dr. Karen Herbst MD, PhD, is an internationally noted UA researcher and is an associate professor of medicine in the UA […]

1st International Symposium on Lipoedema

The 1st International Symposium on Lipoedema, held in New York on Friday 17th & Saturday 18th April 2015 brought together Prof Etelka Foldi from the Foldi Clinic in Germany, Dr Mark Smith and Dr Bill Ripicci of the Friedman Center for Lymphoedema Research & Treatment, NY, Dr Stanley Rockson of Stamford University, Dr Karen Hebst, […]