Creating a better everyday life for people living with lymphoedema and related disorders

International survey: The Education Needs of Healthcare Professionals working with Children and Young People with Lymphoedema

April 2022

What education and learning resources do medical practitioners and lymphoedema therapists need to treat children and young people with lymphoedema?

This is an opportunity to share your views on what education and learning resources would be useful. 

Lymphoedema Awareness Month 2022

March 2022

On 6 March, the lymphoedema society all over the world celebrated World Lymphoedema Day! Read more about some of the many activities organised by our national lymphoedema frameworks during this March. All committed to raising awareness and making advocacy for lymphoedema and related lymphatic disorders worldwide.

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26 May 2021

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Dr S.R. Narahari, MD, DVD, Director, Institute of Applied Dermatology, Kasaragod, Kerala, India: Lymphatic filariasis and lower leg wounds in resource limited settings.
Dr David Keast, BSc(hon), MSc, DipEd, MD, CCFP, FCFP(LM), St. Joseph’s Parkwood Institute, London, Ontario, Canada: Chronic oedema/Lymphoedema of the lower extremity: A diagnostic and therapeutic challenge.

28 April 2021

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Tonny Karlsmark MD and Ewa Anna Burian MD, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, DK

Why is cellulitis a frequent condition in patients with swollen legs? This important topic will be discussed by Tonny Karlsmark and Ewa Anna Burian, DK, including the clinical manifestation of cellulitis, diagnostic pitfalls, and the current evidence on the treatment and prevention of cellulitis.

24 February 2021

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International presenters Drs. Melanie Thomas and Rhian Noble-Jones will discuss some of the issues in assessing and managing genital oedema in both men and women, using film clips, case studies and examples of the new documentation they have developed for their patients in Wales.

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Our films are designed to help people understand what is happening to them and how they can start to work with their clinicians to play a greater role in self-managing their health. They consist of peer-to-peer sharing of experiences, along with explanations from medical experts

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