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WEBINAR | Lipedema: the Face of Modern Obesity

Aetiology, epidemiology and nutritional interventions

Lipedema Webinar

Designs for Health Australia invites you to view this important webinar recording

Lipedema: the Face of Modern Obesity

Presentation + Q & A Discussion
Dr Oscar Coetzee
and Lea McIntyre ND

Designs for Health
Registered Practitioners

Explore the aetiology, diagnosis and treatment options for lipedema and related conditions

Lipedema- potentially the largest undiagnosed cause of morbid obesity in the world, with experts reporting weight loss resistance in self-reported familial lipedema as high as 16% – 64%.

How can this grossly-misdiagnosed condition be successfully treated with nutritional interventions?

Engage in evidence-based practitioner education

Join renowned US clinician, Dr Oscar Coetzee, as he discusses the differences between Lipedema and Lymphedema and delves into the potential causes of this disease, including:

  • GI dysbiosis
  • Excessive inflammation
  • Genetics
  • Lymphatic permeability

This presentation will provide practical nutritional advice as Dr Coetzee shares his 12-month beta-tested protocol and investigation of eight Lipedema patients in a one-year treatment program.

You will gain valuable insights from Dr Coetzee’s extensive clinical experience in the field of metabolic syndrome and related conditions.

Gain new diagnostics and prescribing skills:

  • Understand the aetiology and epidemiology of Lipedema 
  • Conclusively differentiate between Lipedema and Lymphedema
  • Know why current misdiagnosis of this condition is common
  • Learn the process of Lipedema evolvement in the body over time
  • Learn about the potential causes and triggers of Lipedema
  • Understand the genetic and epigenetic associations with Lipedema
  • Review Dr Coetzee’s Nutritional Protocol and “beta test case series trial”

Webinar Schedule

7:00 pm – 7:50 pm – Live presentation from Dr Oscar Coetzee
7:50 pm – 8.10 pm – Case Studies
8:10 pm – 8.25 pm – Live Q&A discussion moderated by Lea McIntyre
8:30 pm – Webinar concludes

Join in for a lively session with expert presentation, case studies and lively Q&A
You can ask your questions live or in advance.

Introducing Dr Oscar Coetzee

Learn from Dr Coetzee’s wealth of experience

Dr Oscar Coetzee

Dr Oscar Coetzee
Clinician, Researcher, Educator

Motivated by his desire to reverse the chronic illness epidemic, Dr Coetzee continues to be a pioneer in the field of nutritional science.

Born and raised in South Africa, where he completed his military schooling and earned bachelor’s degrees in criminology and psychology, Dr Coetzee also earned a masters degree in Human Nutrition from University of Bridgeport (USA).
He went on to receive a PhD in holistic nutrition from Clayton College of New Hampshire (USA), and a Doctorate of Clinical Nutrition (DCN). Dr Coetzee finished his second doctorate from Maryland University of Integrative Health, with a specialisation in nutrigenomics.

His key areas of interest are metabolic syndrome, intestinal permeability, type 2 diabetes, sports performance, and most chronic inflammatory diseases.

Webinar Host

Lea McIntyre

Lea McIntyre ND

Lea McIntyre is Technical Marketing Manager at Designs for Health Australia.

Lea has 19 years experience as a qualified naturopath, herbalist and nutritionist. In her clinical practice, she has a special interest in paediatric health and gut health and the relationship between inflammation and neurological conditions.

Lea provides direct support for DFH Practitioners – and frequently provides guidance on GI Map Test reports.