FDRS 2019:  Treatments for Fat Disorders
Apr
12
to Apr 14

FDRS 2019: Treatments for Fat Disorders

  • Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

FDRS 2019: Treatments for Fat Disorders is April 12-14, 2019 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel. Keynote speaker is world renowned Fat Disorder expert, Karen L. Herbst, MD, PhD

Registration

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Hotel information

FDRS room block is $139/night. Click here to book your room online. Special room pricing ends March 15.

Need a handicap room? Call 1-877-212-5752 and mention FDRS to receive the special $139/night rate.

The FDRS room block is valid for Tuesday, April 9 through Monday, April 15, 2019. Should you wish to come early or stay late, rooms at this rate are subject to availability.

When you book within the room block, you help FDRS to keep conference costs as low as possible. We appreciate all conference attendees, speakers, and vendors booking within the FDRS room block.

Conference Schedule

Friday          4:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Saturday      7:00 am – 6:15 pm  

Sunday        7:00 am – 12:15 pm

Come early and stay late!  There will be opportunities for pre- and post- conference networking and research.

Research Opportunities

NEW!!! Research will occur pre-conference this year.

  • Research takes place pre-conference April 10, 11 and 12 (early) at different times.

  • The Lipedema Foundation is coordinating this effort. Please contact them via EMAIL if you are interested in participating.

  • Note that the Foundation will try and accommodate everyone, but the research is subject to criteria so participation can't be guaranteed.

  • Researchers are requesting controls (people without lipedema) and early participants (Wed/Thu) .

Conference Topics

Breakout sessions for Clinicians: Lipedema: From diagnosis to management, Diagnosis and Management of Complex case, Nutrigenomics and individualized treatment strategies for Lipedema patients, Hot Topics in the Treatment in Lipedema and Dercum’s Disease

Breakout sessions for Therapists: Clinical Skills We Can Use: Lymphatic decongestion treatment interventions, Hot Topics in the Treatment in Lipedema and Dercum’s Disease

General Sessions:

  • Keynote Address: Why Doesn't My Treatment Work For My Fat?

  • The Clinical Examination of Lipedema

  • Chronic Venous Disease - When Treatments May Help

  • Research Update

  • Defining Dercum Disease

  • Hypermobility

Breakout sessions for Patients/General:

  • Insights from Personal Nutrition Research

  • Integrative Methods Of Pain Management For The Fat Disorder Patient

  • News You Can Use: Physical Therapy Treatment Interventions For Fat Disorders

  • Take Your Time: A Graded Approach To Treating Fat Disorders

  • Liposuction Panel: Treating Another Pain: Challenging Insurance Denials For Denied Lipectomies, Combining Skin Excision with Liposuction for Lipedema: Brachioplasty, Thighplasty, Abdominoplasty, Fibrosis And Lipedema What You Need To Know

  • Patient Perspectives: Viking Winter Diet--Treating Obesity and Autoimmune Diseases Through Vitamin-A Elimination, How I Lost Over 6 Dress Sizes Without Surgery, Defying Dercum's

  • How to Form a Local Support Group

  • Stress Reduction for Lipedema and Dercum’s Disease Patients

Click here for the full conference schedule.

Sponsors

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Sponsorship Opportunities

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Financial Assistance

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FDRS 2018:  Next Steps in the Treatment of Lipedema & Dercum's Disease
Apr
27
to Apr 29

FDRS 2018: Next Steps in the Treatment of Lipedema & Dercum's Disease

  • DoubleTree Dallas Campbell Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Next Steps in the Treatment of Lipedema & Dercum's Diseaseis April 27-29, 2018 at the DoubleTree Dallas Campbell Centre in Dallas, Texas. Keynote speaker is world renowned Fat Disorder expert, Karen L. Herbst, MD, PhD

Registration

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Live Stream

Can't attend in person?  FDRS will live stream the conference for FREE.  

Click here to access the live stream information.  

Hotel information

FDRS room block rate is $119 per night. Click here to book your room. The hotel has 7 handicap accessible rooms and they are in the FDRS room block.

The FDRS room block is valid for Wednesday, April 25 through Monday, April 30, 2018. Should you wish to come early or stay late, rooms at this rate are subject to availability.

Book your hotel room today before the room block is sold out!

Conference Schedule

Friday          4:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Saturday      7:00 am – 6:15 pm  

Sunday        7:00 am – 12:45 pm

Come early and stay late!  There will be opportunities for pre- and post- conference networking and research.

Karen Herbst, MD, PhD - keynote speaker, with separate sessions on Dercum's disease and a Quadrivas study update

Breakout sessions for Clinicians: Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Subcutaneous Tissue in Children with Lipedema,  Multifactorial Leg Swelling in Lipedema,   Roundtable discussion   Practical Tips on Diagnosing Lipedema and Dercum’s Disease

Breakout session for Therapists: Hot Topics in the Treatment of Patients with Fat Disorders

Breakout session for Researchers: Emerging Research Topics

General Sessions:

  • Abdominopelvic Congestion: a Hidden Problem of Swelling Impacting Health

  • Vasospastic Disease in Lipedema

  • Herbal Medications and Their Application to Patients with Lipedema and Dercum’s Disease

  • Research Updates

  • Dercum's Disease: Inflammation, Pain, and a Novel Reduction Strategies

  • How Yoga Helps the Lymphatic System

  • Fat Disorders & Retirement-Navigating the Next Chapter of our Lives

  • From Childhood Isolation to Mystery Diagnosis to Immeasurable Happiness

  • 7 D's in Living with Dercum’s Disease: Denial, Diagnosis, Difficult, Decide, Develop, Do, Determination

  • Honoring our Bodies through Art

Breakout sessions for Patients/General: 

  • Compression Therapy: Living Without Limits

  • Chronic Pain and Management Strategies

  • Meditation and Mindfulness Interventions for Patients with Fat Disorders

  • Nutrition, Hypermobility and Lipedema/Dercum's

  • Liposuction for Lipedema and Dercum’s Disease

  • Obtaining Disability

  • Through the Ages: Lipedema in Art and History

  • Help! I Can’t Find a Local Doctor to Help Me!

  • Roundtable: Mobility Devices: A Few of Our Favorite Things Planning for Change

Click here for full schedule

CME:  The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conference Sponsors and Exhibitors

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Sponsorship Opportunities

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Financial Assistance

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