Lipedema – The decease they call FAT

Lipedema – The decease they call FAT

There are an estimated 17 million women in the USA that have the fat disorder lipedema and don’t know it, and many more globally. Filmmaker and patient Catherine Seo brings us on a journey of  discovery, as she explores this misunderstood and commonly misdiagnosed disease.

When her own lipedema diagnosis was overlooked, Catherine’s seemingly inexplicable weight gain during pre-menopause led to complications, several surgeries, and eventually to incapacitating pain and threatened mobility. Catherine knew there was more to what was happening than just regular “FAT”. Her surgeon could not explain the worsening symptoms, and simply attributed it to her weight. When he would not investigate other possible explanations, she knew that if there was an answer, she was going to have to be the one to find it.

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Kurven Koeniginnen

Kurven Koeniginnen

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Kurven Königinnen möchte eine positive Lebenseinstellung vermitteln und andere kurvige Frauen motivieren, mit Humor und innerer Leichtigkeit durchs Leben zu gehen.
Kurvy Kweens want to convey a positive attitude and motivate other curvy women to go through life with humor and inner ease.
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Lipedema – The decease they call FAT was last modified: September 6th, 2015 by Kurven Koeniginnen

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