Available to watch on

The Disease They Call Fat

5 (33 votes)
Watch trailers

There are an estimated 17 million women in the USA that have the fat disorder lipedema and don't know it. Filmmaker and patient Catherine Seo brings us on a journey of discovery, as she explores this misunderstood and commonly misdiagnosed disease. Produced by Lipedema Simplified Productions in partnership with Mark L. Smith, MD, FACS.

  • DirectorCatherine Seo
  • Runtime: 55 min
  • StudioLipedema Simplified Productions
  • QualityHD

Recent news about The Disease They Call Fat

'Big Fat Fix' Film Challenges Mediterranean Diet - Medscape


'Big Fat Fix' Film Challenges Mediterranean Diet
Medscape
... cardiovascular health. A regular contributor to the BMJ and major UK newspapers on the topic of dietary health, Dr Malhotra believes that the demonization of fat let sugar off the hook as the real culprit in the diabetes, obesity, and ...

Read more

Do YOU have flabby legs? You could have this condition: Fat distributing condition leaves millions with large ... - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Do YOU have flabby legs? You could have this condition: Fat distributing condition leaves millions with large ...
Daily Mail
A survey in 2014 by the charity Lipoedema UK found the average age of diagnosis was 44, although 46 per cent of respondents said their symptoms started at puberty and only 5 per cent were diagnosed by their GP — patients are usually told they are just ...

Read more

House call: Why being called fat can be a good thing - The Spokesman-Review


House call: Why being called fat can be a good thing
The Spokesman-Review
I guess you can call me a fat head. Then again so are you. Our brains are about 60 percent fat. I wrote recently about the importance of including healthy fats in your diet: nuts, fish, olive oil, etc. As a prerequisite for medical school, we all had ...

Read more

Sharon Jones: Give the People What They Want - Relix


Relix

Sharon Jones: Give the People What They Want
Relix
Born in North Augusta, S.C.—on the edge of the Georgia town that produced “The Godfather of Soul” himself— Jones was famously told that she was “too fat, too black, too short and too old” for stardom before her career kicked into gear at age 40 ...

and more »
Read more