Ongoing Research

Despite significant progress in recent years, there is still much to learn about Lipedema. Further research is essential to unravel the underlying mechanisms, improve diagnostic accuracy, and develop more targeted and effective treatments. Additionally, raising awareness among healthcare professionals and the general public remains crucial to ensure early identification and appropriate management of this condition.

As advocates for those affected by Lipedema, we are committed to staying up-to-date with the latest research and providing support and information to empower individuals on their journey towards better health and well-being.

Please note that the information provided here is for educational purposes only and should not be considered a substitute for professional medical advice. If you suspect you or someone you know may have Lipedema, we urge you to consult a qualified healthcare professional for a comprehensive evaluation and personalized care.

Enrolling Studies and Clinical Trials:

  • This is a comprehensive database of clinical trials conducted around the world. The website display a list of all relevant clinical trials, including their status and enrollment details. 
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Research Trials and You: This resource, provided by the NIH, allows you to find clinical trials in the United States. You can search for Lipedema trials by entering the condition name in the search box. 
  • European Union Clinical Trials Register (EudraCT): If you are looking for clinical trials conducted in the European Union, EudraCT is an excellent resource. Use the search function to find Lipedema-related trials. 
  • The Lipedema Foundation Registry: Lipedema Foundation Registry (LFR) is an online registry established to help the Lipedema community, including affected individuals, families, clinicians, and researchers. Its goals are to: learn more about Lipedema; understand barriers to diagnosis; better manage symptoms; assess quality of life impact; and develop new treatment approaches. 

News & Recent Publications

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