A Multi-pronged Approach to Lipedema Treatment with Dr. Karen Herbst, MD, PHD
Dr. Herbst shares basic facts about the fat disorder lipedema: what we know about it and what we need to find out, how it’s diagnosed, various treatment options, and how to talk to your doctor and family about the disease. She addresses the uncertainty around the causes of lipedema and conflicting opinions within the medical community. Advocating for a comprehensive and holistic treatment plan, Dr. Herbst discusses lifestyle changes and multiple options. She points out that different patients require different treatments and doctors need to understand this. Dr. Karen L. Herbst is a board-certified Endocrinologist and Adipose Tissue Disorder Specialist. She practices at the University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson, AZ.
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