Talk Lipoedema

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Fiona's Story

I was in my sixties before I was diagnosed. I spent years going back and forward to my GP, worried about the increasing swelling in my legs.

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Karen's Story

I have come a long way on my lipoedema journey in the last 6 months, in September 2021. I met Anne Williams from Talk Lipoedema and was finally given a diagnosis. What a relief to finally meet someone who didn't just say I looked how I do because I am fat.

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Jenny's Story

I discovered lipoedema completely by accident!

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Cellulitis in people with Lipoedema

Cellulitis can affect people with Lipoedema. It is important you take urgent action if you think you have it.

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Elaine's Story: experiences of surgery

Read Elaine's story on surgery for lipoedema

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Events

Talk Lipoedema runs a number of events both in person and online, check out what events are happening soon.

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Living Well with Lipoedema: an online self-management course

Every Monday from 25th September until 30th October, 7.30pm-9.30pm

Sign up for our 6-week Self-Management Course, open to residents of Scotland

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Living Well With Lipoedema: Self-Management course in Central Scotland

Friday 27th October, Saturday 28th October & Saturday 11th November 2023, 9.30am-4pm.

Sign up for our 3-day Self-Management course in central Scotland

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Living Well With Lipoedema: an online Self-Management course

Every Wednesday from 10th January until 14th February, 7.30pm-9.30pm.

Sign up for our 6-week Self-Management Course, open to residents of Scotland

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Living Well With Lipoedema: Self-Management course in Dundee

Saturday 27th January, Sunday 28th January & Sunday 10th February 2024, 9.30am-4pm.

Sign up for our 3-day Self-Management course in Dundee

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Talk Lipoedema Coffee Morning

Join us for Talk Lipoedema's Coffee Morning in Edinburgh: Saturday 16th March

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Volunteer With Us!

We love to see people volunteer their valuable skills with Talk Lipoedema.

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For Professionals

How is Lipoedema recognised and diagnosed. Find out here suitable for Healthcare Professionals and people living with Lipoedema

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Current evidence on Lipoedema

Read about the current thinking and research evidence about Lipoedema

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