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Register for "Living with Lipedema, dealing with Dercum's Disease"!!

The 2016 FDRS Conference will be held April 8-10 in St. Louis at the 
Marriott St. Louis Airport hotel. 

Don't miss this opportunity to see keynote speaker, and world renowned Fat Disorder expert, Dr. Karen L. Herbst, MD, PhD.  

Topics include diagnosis and treatment, surgical and non-surgical treatment options, exercise and nutrition (and more) of both Lipedema and Dercum's Disease.


Hotel Reservations

The FDRS room block rate is $119 a night and includes a free shuttle from the airport and free Wi-Fi in the room. Should you need a handicap accessible room or other accomodations, please call 800-228-9290 and mention group code FDRS or Fat Disorders Research.
Hurry!  The room block is selling out fast! 

CLICK HERE to reserve your room now


The conference runs from 5:00pm on Friday, April 8th through 12:30pm on Sunday, April 10th. Keep in mind that many people will arrive early or stay late in order to make new friends or visit with old ones.

View a preliminary conference schedule here! 
Did you know that 11% of women have lipedema, far exceeding lymphedema numbers. Lipedema is managed with Lymphedema products & services like compression, pumps, wrapping and MLD. Now is your best opportunity to be seen as a key player in the field of lipedema and Dercum's Disease by sponsoring the FDRS conference 2016. 

Since our last conference in 2014, FDRS has vastly increased our presence across all social networks and we continue to grow.   Recent milestones include:  
  • 20,200 people reached with >162 Shares of a single FDRS Facebook post this week
  • 43 educational YouTube videos with >10,000 views
  • 74% growth in Facebook Likes since our last conference
  • FDRS is the 3rd search result when doing a Google search on 'lipedema', behind Wikipedia and a medical site
  • Close ties with Dr Karen Herbst and the new UA TREAT Program

Booths are $750
Sponsorships starting at $500

To secure a sponsorship
sign up here  

We look forward to seeing you in April!! 

FDRS Board and Staff
Cheyenne, Yvonne, Laura, Nancy, Felicitie, Danielle and Shannon