As part of Lipoedema Awareness Month we asked some inspirational lipoedema ladies to share their lifelong journey with the condition. Fiona Cowles tells us about how lipoedema had advertently and inadvertently limited the things should did and wore before finally getting the diagnosis that has begun to change her life.
June officially marks Lipoedema Awareness Week, but at The Karri Clinic, we are holding Lipoedema Awareness Month, sharing content every day in June about this still frequently misdiagnosed condition. Here, Mr Vasu Karri, Plastic Surgeon at The Karri Clinic, talks about why it's so important to raise awareness of lipoedema
Lipoedema is a condition still shrouded in misconception, with misdiagnosis from healthcare professionals still common, and many women suffering for years before a diagnosis is made. As part of Lipoedema Awareness Month, we decided to dispel many of these myths, plus start to educate members of the public about lipoedema with 30 facts about the [...]
As part of our Lipoedema Awareness Month, Karri Clinic patient and lipoedema sufferer, Hannah White, explains how living with this condition has affected every stage of her life. From ridicule at school aged just nine years old, problems following childbirth, starving herself and EVENTUALLY getting a diagnosis aged 32.