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Lipedema Foundation

Greenwich, CT | https://www.lipedema.org/
Joined in December 2017

About Us

The mission of the Lipedema Foundation is to define, diagnose, and develop treatments for lipedema. The poorly understood disease is a chronic condition that occurs almost exclusively in women, and presents as a buildup of painful fat and swelling in the arms and legs, sparing the hands and feet. Since 2015, the foundation has committed over $5 million dollars towards lipedema research to identify the drivers of disease and develop diagnostic tools. With a focus on collaborative research and transparency, the foundation aims to employ traditional and novel methods to sustainably build the nascent lipedema research community. The Lipedema Foundation is a US 501c3 non-profit and 509a private family foundation, with offices in Connecticut and Maryland.

The mission of the Lipedema Foundation is to define, diagnose, and develop treatments for lipedema. The poorly understood disease is a chronic condition that occurs almost exclusively in women, and presents as a buildup of painful fat and…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Health & Medicine

Location

  • 39 Lewis Street
    4th Floor
    Greenwich, CT 06830

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