Episode 79: Clinical Conversations: Recognizing and Treating Lipedema

March 28, 2023 00:24:03
Episode 79: Clinical Conversations: Recognizing and Treating Lipedema
Obesity: A Disease
Episode 79: Clinical Conversations: Recognizing and Treating Lipedema

Mar 28 2023 | 00:24:03

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Show Notes

In this episode, Obesity Medicine Specialist and OMA Clinical Education Director Dr. Nicholas Pennings is joined by Karen Herbst, MD, PhD, a board certified endocrinologist who serves as the Medical and Research Director for Total Lipedema Care in Beverly Hills, CA. In this podcast, Dr. Pennings discusses recognizing and treating lipedema with Dr. Herbst.

Today's topics include a description of lipedema, distinguishing characteristics of the condition, evaluating patients with lipedema, distinguishing lymphedema from lipedema, the emotional toll of lipedema on patients, the US Standards of Care for Lipedema, management of the condition, and treatment options.

Episode Guests

Karen Herbst, MD, PhD Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA

Resources Mentioned

US Standards of Care for Lipedema Total Lipedema Care Lipomadoc

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