Joining together to build awareness of Lymphoedema. Thanks for this post that brings together those giving Lymphoedema a voice.
Happy Lymphedema Awareness Day!
Today is a day for us to join together and use our voices not only to spread awareness about lymphedema, but to celebrate our amazing community. I am constantly in awe of the lymphie spirit, which is so persistent and positive in the face of something that can, at times, feel so hopeless. It’s true that there is no cure for lymphedema, but there is hope through spreading awareness—and that’s what today is all about!
Established by the National Lymphedema Network in 1994, Lymphedema Awareness Day is specially designated to honor lymphedema patients and our health care providers. It’s also a day for us to raise our voices and let the world know that we’re here and that we deserve treatment, insurance coverage, and support for this condition.
Lymphedema affects millions of people worldwide and can be caused by injury, trauma, or congenital defects in the…
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