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Welcome to your online information resource for those having, or at risk of developing lymphedema. This website is also for the family, friends, and therapists who care for these individuals.
THERAPIST TRAINING SCHOLARSHIPS
LE&RN/Lymph Notes Lymphedema Therapist Scholarship applications are due Friday, July 29, 2016. For details and an application, see the LE&RN Scholarship Page. We hope these scholarships will encourage more healthcare professionals to obtain lymphedema therapist training. Special consideration is given to professionals working with underserved populations in the United States.
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HELPFUL BOOKS FROM LYMPH NOTES
Available now Lymphedema and Lipedema Nutrition Guide!
Order paper books from your favorite bookstore, Amazon.com, Amazon Canada, Amazon UK, or Barnes and Noble (ISBN 978-0976480686). E-books are available from Amazon.com, Amazon Australia, Amazon Canada, Amazon UK, or Apple iBooks (ISBN 978-0976480693).
Living Well with Lymphedema by A. Ehrlich, MA, A. Harrewijn PT, CLT-LANA, and E. McMahon PhD. “The most comprehensive lymphedema book on the market. It is wonderful for patients and for those at risk. So many sources tell lymphedema patients what they can not do. This book encourages us in what we can do!" For ordering information click here or buy now from Amazon.com.
Lymphedema Caregiverís Guide is the first book specifically for family, friends, and professionals who provide, or arrange for, lymphedema home care. Written by Mary Kathleen Kearse, PT, CLT-LANA (an experienced and highly qualified lymphedema therapist), Elizabeth McMahon, PhD (a clinical psychologist), and Ann Ehrlich, (a professional medical writer). "This book covers all aspects of lymphedema home care including emotional support." For more information, click on Lymphedema Caregiverís Guide. For ordering information click here or buy now from Amazon.com.
Voices of Lymphedema is an exciting book written by patients, therapists, and others who know lymphedema first hand. As described by one of the many enthusiastic reviewers, "This is a must read book!" For more information and reviews (including those from the National Lymphedema Network (NLN) click here. Buy now from Amazon.com in paperback or Kindle e-book format. Voices is also available in other e-book formats including B&N Nook and Apple iBooks.
Overcoming the Emotional Challenges of Lymphedema by Elizabeth McMahon PhD is an "Empowering and practical book, with exercises that the reader can jump right into and know they are taking steps to help themselves. I love the emphasis throughout the book that the patient is in control." For ordering information click here or buy now from Amazon.com.
2016 NLN International Conference in Dallas
We look forward to seeing you at the NLN meeting in Dallas August 31 – September 4, 2016. The conference will include sessions for patients and professionals; see the conference website for details.
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