Empowerment 2.0

October 15 - 26, 2016

Welcome to the Summit 2.0 Download Page!

Below you will find a zip file for each day of the Summit. It will have MP3 files for each of the talks, and any other information from the presenters to share with you. Just right click "Download zipfile" for each day and save to your own computer. Open the zipfile and you will have all the downloads. OR for iPad, tablet, iPhone, smartphone click 'download mp3' beside each name to stream the talk or right click and 'save link as" to download and save only that one mp3 and you will be able to listen to it on your device. Any questions just email our support team at [email protected]

What is Lipedema and Lymphatic Disease?

Stanley Rockson, MD, USA
The Lymphatic System

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Lipedema: The Fat Disorder That Millions Have But No One Has Heard Of
Dr. Rockson's Website

Emily Iker, MD, USA
The Beginnings of Lipedema and Lymphedema Treatment in the USA

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Nutritional Guide to a Healthy Lymphatic System - Part 1
Nutritional Guide to a Health Lymphatic System - Part 2
Dr. Iker's Website - http://www.lymphedemacenter.com/

Tilly Smidt, Netherlands
Lipedema Website Begun in 2004

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Tilly's Website

David Amron, MD, USA
Liposuction as a Treatment for Lipedema

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Lipedema: The Fat Disorder That Millions Have But No One Has Heard Of
Dr Amron's YouTube Channel
Visit The Roxbury Institute Website

Tobias Bertsch MD, PhD, Germany
Lipedema, Lymphedema & Obesity

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Földiklinik Website

Lipedema & Advocates Around the Globe

Carol Lange, Australia

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Carol's Website

Polly Armour, USA

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CME Presentation at Campbell University

Sandra Hall, Canada

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Sandra's Facebook Group

Heather Carrigan, New Zealand

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Quote from Heather
"I am living the unbelievable amazing dream everyday watching the impossible insurmountable become possible and conquerable!!! These truly are radical times."
Heather' Blog Post

IngMarie Bohmelin, Sweden

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LymphS Website

Understanding Diagnosis and Treatment

Matthew Carmody, MD, USA
Physician & Patient Partnership

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Dr. Carmody's Profile

Robert Damstra, MD, PhD, Netherlands
Dutch Guidelines for Lipedema

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Dr. Damstra's LinkedIn Profile

Erez Dayan, MD, USA
Diagnosing Lymphatic Disorders

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Dr. Dayan's LinkedIn Profile

Scott Tapper, MD, FACS, USA
Increasing Awareness of Lipedema

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Dr. Tappers Website

Todd Malan, MD, USA
Stem Cell Therapy

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Dr. Malan's Website

Conservative Treatment - Complete Decongestive Therapy, Diet & Exercise

Guenter Klose, Germany & USA
Conservative Therapy

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Guenter Klose's Website

Linda Anne Kahn, USA
Holistic Therapy and Nutrition for Lipedema

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Linda Anne Kahn's Website

Katrina Slagle Harris, USA
Ketogenic Diet for Lipedema

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Katrina's Facebook Page

Leslyn Keith, OTD, USA
Occupational Therapy and Ketogenic Diets

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[email protected]

NIH Poster
No Sugar, No Starch Diet Clinic Handout

Diana Bednar, Germany
Treatments, Diet and Exercise for Lipedema

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Lipolectic's Facebook Page

Championing for Yourself and for Lipedema

Rebecca Griffith, USA
Family Support and Advocacy for Lipedema

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Rebecca's Facebook Page

June Roche, UK
Physical Discrimination and Self-Judgment

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June's Facebook Page

Linnie Moon Hardin, USA
Her Lipedema Story

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Leigh Elke, USA
Her Lipedema Story

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Leigh's Facebook Page

Katia Page, USA
Her Lipedema Story

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Katia's Facebook Page

Surgical Treatment: Germany - Part 1

Stefan Rapprich, MD, Germany

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Josef Stutz, MD, Germany

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Prof Wilfried Schmeller, MD, Germany

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Falk Christian Heck, MD, Germany

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Surgical Treatment: UK & USA - Part 2

Donald Buck, MD, USA

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Dr. Buck's Website

Vasu Karri, MD, UK

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Dr. Karri's Website

Ketan Patel, MD, USA

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Dr. Patel's Website

Jason Emer, MD, USA

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Dr. Emer's Website

Manuel Cornely, MD, Germany

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Dr. Cornely's Website

Getting Insurance Coverage

Mark Ravis, MD, JD, USA

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Pam Terry, CA, USA

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Linda Clark Beneke, MA, USA

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Marlene Simpson, CA, USA

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Lipedema: The Fat Disorder That Millions Have But No One Has Heard Of

Quality of Life – Living your Best Life with Lipedema

Joanna Dudek, PhDc, Poland

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Jutta Stutz & Christine Leithner, Germany

English Version

German Version

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Debi Norris, USA

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Kate Freeman, USA

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Hope for the future, Research Agenda and Curing Lipedema

Mark Smith, MD, FACS, USA
Innovations in Diagnosis, Treatment and Research for Lipedema

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Dr. Smith's Website
The Friedman Center for Lymphedema Research & Treatment's Website
The Lipedema Project's Website

Young Ki Shim MD, South Korea
Stem Cell Therapy for Lymphedema

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Dr. Shim's Profile

Bill Repicci, USA
Raising Awareness for Lymphatic Disorders

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LE&RN's Website

Catherine Seo, PhD & Leslyn Keith, OTD
The Ketogenic Program for the Lipedema Community and Next Steps for the Lipedema Project

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Catherine [email protected]
Leslyn [email protected]
The Lipedema Project's Website

Lipoedema UK Congress 2016 Interviews

Jane Wigg, RGN, MSc
Innovations in Treatment and Mapping Lymphatics

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Contact: [email protected]
Jane Wigg's Website

Vaughan Keeley, MD
Weight Loss

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Bariatric Surgery
Weight Loss vs Limb Volume
Dr. Keeley's Website

Hanse-Klinik, Lübeck, Germany
Liposuction for Lipedema Stages 1 & 2

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HrQoL of Women with Lipoedema after Liposuction
Long Term Benefit of Liposuction in Lipoedema
Hanse-Klinik's Website

Multidisciplinary Dutch Team
Stage 4 Lipedema

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Before (left) and After (right) Surgery
Before (left) and After (right) Surgery

Before (left) and After (right) Surgery
Before (left) and After (right) Surgery

Before (left) and After (right) Treatment
Before (left) and After (right) Treatment

Nij Smellinghe's Website

Lipedema & Ketogenic (Low Carb/High Fat) Way of Eating

Eric Westman, MD, MHS

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Nina Teicholz

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Nina's Website

Megan Ramos

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Long Distance Program
Megan's Email
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Megan's Website

Brian Williamson

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Keto Resources

New Atkins for a New You
Good Calories Bad Calories by Gary Taubes
The Big Fat Surprise by Nina Teicholz
Phinney and Volek: The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living, The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance
Low Carb High Fat
Banting Diet - http://www.goodhousekeeping.co.za/en/diet-health/banting-for-beginners/
Ketovangelist - https://www.ketovangelist.com/
Lipedema and Keto way of eating facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/LipedemaKetoWOE/
ketogenic success facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/ketogenicsuccess/
Low Carb Conferences:
Breckenridge, http://denversdietdoctor.com/low-carb-breckenridge-2017/
Low Carb USA, http://lowcarbusa.org/
Alaska cruise, http://www.lowcarbcruiseinfo.com/
Keto Con in Austin, http://www.ketocon.org/
Keto Fest in CT, http://ketofest.com/

Catherine Seo & Bill Repicci


Thank you for attending this Summit. We hope that all of the information shared by these many experts can help you on your journey to wellness.

We look forward to seeing you at the next Summit planned for February-March of 2017.

Best to your health,
Catherine & Bill

SPECIAL Follow-up Webinar - Recorded August 28, 2016

Lipedema & KETO Way of Eating

Leslyn, Katrina & Kim with Catherine moderating

Webinar Handouts & Resources

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TECHNICAL SUPPORT: please email [email protected]