What's going on in the Lipoedema World...

Please check this page on a monthly basis for what has happend and what is coming up in the world of Lipoedema and how you too can play your role raising awareness of Lipoedema and gain valuable knowledge for your own self management of Lipoedema.

Lipoedema Ladies Big Meet 2017 is going to be another great success as Lipoedema ladies team up with the official UK Lipoedema charity-Lipoedema UK. 

The Event will be held in Sheffield this year and is a two day, one evening masterpiece.

The RCGP launches the first Lipoedema Course for GP's and medics....

This Morning ITV

Lipoedema Ladies Representative Claire Tickle hit the big screen on Wednesday 12th October 2014 raising awareness of Lipoedema to an estimated audience of 1.5 million viewers. 

 

Claire did us all very proud and was calm , confident and brave too boot, lifting her skirt to share her legs with the million plus viewers - Well Done Claire! 

 

The story was also taken and published by The UK's biggest Newspapers - The daily Mail and The Sun. Never has so much attention been brought to Lipoedema before in the UK. 

 

http://www.itv.com/thismorning/health/10-stone-legs-lipoedema-claire-tickle

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2831637/The-woman-TEN-STONE-legs-Mother-constantly-told-doctors-lose-weight-discovers-medical-condition-causes-limbs-balloon.html

 

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/woman/real_life/6062740/I-cant-get-a-date-due-to-my-10-stone-legs.html#commentsStart

 

Comments taken from Social Media:

 

@You are a very brave lady Claire and beautiful also. You have helped me tremendously. I'm sure you have helped many others. Well done! xx

@Well done girls, I think it's the first time I've seen the media get it right where Lipoedema is concerned...now we just need them to do it for Lymphoedema too! great job!

 

Claire is a Lipoedema Ladies representative based in Eastleigh and hosts local meetings and awareness rasing in the Hampshire area. 

 

Lipoedema Ladies Hub Launches

Lipoedema Ladies are doing their best to keep up in this electronic world by launching its own HUB.

 

The feeds, posts and comments from our open pages from social media sites are live on this website in real time, meaning those not on the social networks can still keep up to date and enjoy reading what is posted while not being a member of either Twitter or Facebook.

 

This will update live, so what you read on the hub page will change from day to day, and hour to hour.

 

This is THE FIRST place to visit for updates in the Lipoedema world.

 

This is your chance to read up on treatments for Lipoedema, trials, meetings-local and national, other associated groups or news that impacts our lives with Lipoedema. 

 

Please click on the link on the tab heading 'Hub' to see what is happening RIGHT NOW.

 

Remember you can join us offically by asking to become a member of Lipoedema Ladies, membership is totally free of charge, your details are kept within data protection guidelines, will never ever be sold or passed to anyone, and you will be sent a twice yearly newsletter, invite to join our private forum and chat group and the most wanted invite of the year...To our Big Meet. 

Lipoedema from a patient advocate perspective

Out of the Ordinary

An introduction to Lipoedema Ladies by Michelle Ellis