New Mexico Lipedema & Lymphedema Support is a gathering of like bodied ladies in NM that have lipedema, lymphedema, Dercum's, and other adipose tissue disorders. Our goal is to create a face to face community in New Mexico where we can support each other, share experiences and resources, and co-create solutions.
Informational brochure from The Lipedema Foundation
Ladies that are diagnosed with Lipedema may also have lymphema, Dercum's Disease, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Mast Cell Disorders, Fibromyalgia and other co-morbidities
Symptoms of Lipedema
Nearby Physicians that evaluate and diagnose Lipedema - Dr. Kristina Sanchez at Innova Vein & Vascular in ABQ and Dr. Karen Herbst at the University of Arizona in Tucson
Video from the Fat Disorders Resource Society
Ladies with lipedema are encouraged to:
Links Coming Soon
If you are diagnosed with Lipedema or suspect you may have it, we are here to support you!
We are here for you! We have monthly Support Group Meetings (see below). Members can also access meetings remotely. We will be planning fun events and outings - come join us! Subscribe below for more information. We are also available anytime through email for questions , assistance and support.
Share the burden with people who understand.
The Support Group meets in-person in Santa Fe or ABQ usually on the third Saturday of the month. The first meeting for 2020 will be held on February 22, 2020 at The Pantry DOS in Santa Fe. RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/support-group-event-for-lymphedema-lipedema-tickets-93544944447 or Email us for more info!
Sign up for information about our support group and Lipedema resources in New Mexico
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