Juzo created the Steps to Better Health blog to provide helpful information about the conditions that require medical compression to treat. The following articles offer news you can use whether you or someone you love is living with lipedema, lymphedema or is at risk of developing a blood clot.
In early 2019, the Lipedema Foundation, in partnership with advisors from the Lipedema patient and research communities, launched the Lipedema Foundation Registry — an initial confidential survey to help understand the condition. After three years, they’ve compiled the Registry First Look report, providing perspective on the diverse experiences of people with Lipedema. The report includes data from 521 people, representing 14,556 years of lived experience with Lipedema.
Read the Registry First Look report
Understanding and Preventing Blood Clots and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Blood clots are a serious medical condition. That’s why it’s important to know the signs and get treated right away. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) developed a helpful guide that describes ways to prevent and treat blood clots; symptoms; medication side effects; and when you should go to the emergency room.
Read the AHRQ Guide
What Cancer Survivors and Caregivers Should Know about Lymphedema
Cancer patients may develop Lymphedema after lymph node removal during surgery, radiation to the lymph node area, and/or by the tumor, if it blocks part of the lymph system. Increased white blood cells due to leukemia or an infection can also limit lymph flow and cause lymphedema. The American Cancer Society created an informative overview of the condition, treatment and what caregivers can do to help.
Read the article
Helpful Patient Resources and Organizations
There are a number of helpful organizations that advocate for patients impacted by conditions that require compression as part of treatment. Juzo has strong relationships with the following, which may be helpful to you:
Follow us on Instagram, @JuzoCompression and Facebook to learn more about compression and how our followers are overcoming obstacles their conditions cause by wearing Juzo therapeutic medical compression garments.