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Welcome to all of our new and old members, especially the folks we met at the NLN conference in Dallas, TX. The conference was a great success and we always enjoy seeing everyone in person. The FDRS community is growing at a rapid pace - 22% growth in Facebook page likes since June 1 - and we couldn't be happier.
FDRS 2017 Conference Registration is now open
Registration for the Lipedema and Dercum's: Goals for the Future and Tools for Today conference in Salt Lake City April 28-30 is NOW OPEN.

We will sell out, so buy your ticket now and get Early Bird Pricing! Information will all be kept here.

Why should you go? To meet friends like these https://fatdisorders.smugmug.com/FDRS2016/ConferencePhotos/ and some wildlings like these https://fatdisorders.smugmug.com/FDRS2016/Photo-Booth/ and the lovely ladies in the photo above. Our medical conditions are hard to manage. Come and make some friends who understand.
              Photo Essay



to see 100s of photos of fat disorders
Patient Folders
We now have informative patient folders which include things like treatment options, differential diagnosis, and resources. We look forward to sharing these with you all at the 2017 conference! Medical professionals can email info@fatdisorders.org to request them.
Awarded for our research
LE&RN presented their Research Advocate Award to Felicitie Daftuar, one of our board members and past president, for pioneering research into lipedema and lymphatics. Go Felicitie! 
We Blog
Head over to our new  blog to see what you have missed and to stay up to date with the most recent Fat Disorders news!  www.fatdisorders.org/blog  
The NLN 2017 conference will be October 10-15, 2017 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL. NLN specializes in lymphedema treatment. For more information, please visit the National Lymphedema Network 
YouTube Videos
Keep your lymph flowing by visiting our  YouTube page and finding our instructional demonstrations on Self-MLD, Dry Bushing and Vibration, Nutrition, Compression, Yoga and more.

CME Credits
FDRS offers up to 9 hours of CME credit (less is okay too). Videos include discussions about living with and treating lipedema and Dercum's Disease. CME credit 

Giving Tuesday 
will be here soon. FDRS will run the $1-for-$1 matching program again.
We look forward to connecting with you all again soon,
Laura, Nancy, Yvonne, Cheyenne, Danielle, Shannon & Felicitie