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Conference Information

Black Attire Networking Reception

The conference will open with a "Black Attire" networking reception in the Exhibit Hall on Thursday evening.
Whether you would like to come in black casual wear, black formal wear, black business attire, or any other black attire appropriate for the professional conference setting; we invite you to show up in black to kick off the conference showing solidarity, united in our quest to further Lymphology by elevating 
The Art and Science of Surgery and Therapy.

Registrants can purchase tickets for guests to attend this event.

More Information Here

Featured Sponsor

medi USA is the Magenta Sponsor for the National Lymphedema Network. The company offers an array of compresison garments from custom and ready to wear options, elastic and inelastic, daytime and nightime, but they have so much more to offer! Click below to visit their site!

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medi is also the sponsor for this month’s

MicroConference™

Free online education activity for NLN members
August 27, 2022 12:00- 2:15 pm EST

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Upcoming Clinical Focus Group

Friday August 26, 2022 6:30 pm ET

Facilitated by Tia Gray & Donald Thomas, this NLN Clinical Focus Group on Oncology will focus on topics surrounding Oncology Lymphedema Practice.

This meeting will focus on Coping with Lymphedema and Body Image, including a pre-recorded conversation with Dr. Erica Dawkins PsyD, MED, CSP, Clinical Psychologist, Professor, Clinical Sexologist and Founder of Revolutionary Perspectives.

These meetings are for members only.
Each session will be recorded for future viewing on the membership platform.

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Lymphedema in the News

Stanford University Enrolls First Subject in HEAL (Human Upper Extremity Acebilustat Lymphedema) Trial

Read Article Here

Breast Cancer Survivor Champions Federal Lymphedema Legislation

Watch Video Here


 

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 Information on Truncal Lymphedema: Click here to read

Edema is the medical term for swelling. Body parts swell from injury or inflammation. It can affect a small area or the entire body.
Edema | COR Medical Group


Lymphedema is swelling caused by excess lymphatic fluid (lymph) collecting in the body's soft tissues, usually in the arms or legs. It can affect one or both sides of the body. This is a chronic condition for which there is no cure. Treatment methods are available to manage it. 



If you suspect that you have one of these conditions, contact your physician as soon as possible.
 

When Swelling, Edema or Lymphedema affect the FEET, it may be difficult to find footwear that supports and fits correctly.

Paradigm Medical Offers Exceptional Solutions for These Conditions!


*Classic Slide*
PSL600 By Pedors

EXTRA DEPTH
EXTRA EXTRA EXTRA WIDE
GREAT RANGE OF SIZES 

 

Designed for people with VERY swollen feet, or who may wear braces, orthotic devices, or bandages.

Morbid Obesity, Venous Disease and today’s treatments for cancer can lead to a compromised lymphatic system and severe swelling/lymphdema in the legs including the feet. It can be difficult for patients and healthcare providers to find the correct footwear to manage these specific needs.

Paradigm Medical is pleased to offer the 
Pedors Classic Slide.


This shoe allows the foot to be placed entirely on the footbed while the long adjustable touch closure straps contour the foot for a customized fit.

For proper size selection, start with your normal shoe size (by length), ensuring that the specific shoe has plenty of depth and a deep toe-box to accommodate bandages and/or swelling in the foot, but also in the toes. The other important measurement is foot girth because the swelling and/or bandages can caused the foot to change in size and volume.

DOWNLOAD the Pedors Shoe Fitting Guide HERE!
Pedors Classic Slide PSL600 - Available in 6E width only

MEN'S SIZES:  5 to 15 (not available in half-sizes)
WOMEN'S SIZES: 7 to 17 (not available in half sizes)

The Pedors Classic Slide is only currently available in the 6E (XXX-W) width, designed for people with very swollen feet. The adjustable velcro strap allows to adjust for girth and to secure the slide to the foot.

FEATURES:  Pedoprene™ Stretch Upper, Touch Closure Strap(s), Removable Insert for Custom Orthotics, Wide Midfoot, Sturdy and Supportive, Pedoprene upper panel can be heat molded.


ORDER THE PEDORS CLASSIC SLIDE FOR EXTRA WIDE OR VERY SWOLLEN FEET


Looking for other solutions for Edema and Lymphedema? CLICK HERE! We have MORE OPTIONS!



Classix MAX Orthopedic Shoe

Best for Moderate to Severe Edema and Lymphedema



 

HELP YOUR PATIENTS HAVE A HAPPY, HEALTHY SUMMER WITH IMD!

For many patients, summer marks a time for camping, travelling, beach fun and socializing with family and friends in the sweet heat. For healthcare professionals, it means that more patients are suffering from heat exhaustion, sunburn and bug bites. Now is the perfect time to share resources with your patients to help them have a healthy and happy summer. 

The IMD Health Patient Engagement Platform offers resources on summer Health from trusted sources like the Public Health Association of CanadaCaring for Kids and the Melanoma Network of Canada to better engage and educate patients prepare for the outdoors and prevent harmful conditions like Lyme disease and heat rash. With content that covers tick hiding spots, insect repellents, permethrin-treated clothing, and more - IMD has the educational resources your patients need to have a safe and healthy summer. 

VIEW RESOURCES

 

NEW RESOURCES FROM OUR INDUSTRY PARTNERS

To view content from our industry partners, please make sure you are signed into your IMD Health account. 

 

 

 

 

Do your patients have pollen or outdoor mold allergies? Aerobiology Research Laboratories can help you educate your patients on how to reduce health effects and improve their quality of life. Send your patients a resource package on accessing daily pollen levels, symptom trackers, and more tips to minimize exposure.

VIEW AEROBIOLOGY


 

 

IMD offers resources for healthcare professionals and patients on Aranesp coping with anemia due to Chronic Kidney Disease, including disease state information, healthy living tips, self-injection guides, and more to support you and your patients during and post consultation.

 

VIEW ARANESP

 

 

Cetaphil has resources to help support your patients suffering from dry, sensitive skin, under the following condition areas: Acne, Rosacea, Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema), and Psoriasis.These resources can easily be emailed to a patient as part of their consultation.

 

VIEW CETAPHIL

 

Access content from DDAVP within the Bedwetting and Bedwetting: What you need to know topic that includes key information for HCPs, including a new infographic. These resources can easily be emailed to a patient as part of their consultation.

 

VIEW DDAVP

 

Find new healthcare professional and patient resources from Prolia within the Osteoporosis topic, including patient FAQs, leave behinds, self-injection guides, and more to support you and your patients during and post consultation.

 

VIEW PROLIA

 

Find new healthcare professional and patient resources from Repatha within the High Cholesterol topic, including patient brochures and FAQs, self-injection video tutorials, a dosing card, and helpful patient profiles.

 

VIEW REPATHA

 

THE IMD MEDICAL LIBRARY IS GROWING!

Check out this month's new health partners. Their patient-friendly resources are now available on IMD.

 

 

Brain tumours are unpredictable, complex, and remain incurable. Their effects are physical, emotional, financial, and can last a lifetime. That's why Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada is focused on giving hope to the estimated 55,000 Canadians currently living with a brain tumour. With a few clicks, you can send your patients engaging resources from Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada using the IMD Health patient education platform.

 

VIEW RESOURCES

 

 

The Canadian Lymphedema Framework aims to define and promote education for healthcare professionals and patients, to improve lymphedema management and provide access to comprehensive treatment. IMD Health has partnered with the Canadian Lymphedema Framework to bring their medically-vetted patient guides and fact sheets to your fingertips, both to reference during consultations and to email home to patients, family members, and caregivers.

 

VIEW RESOURCES

 

 

 

Pancreatic cancer has the highest mortality rate of all major cancers. Pancreatic Cancer Canada is committed to making an impact in raising the survival rate through increasing awareness of the disease and improving patient and family access to specialized care and support at every stage. Empower your patients to believe they play an instrumental role in the trajectory of their cancer with Pancreatic Cancer Canada's various resources including treatment options on IMD. 

 

VIEW RESOURCES

 

VIEW THIS MONTHS UPDATED CONTENT!

170 conditions and procedures have received updates on the IMD platform! These conditions and procedures include:

 

 

 

 

CONNECT WITH IMD ON SOCIAL MEDIA

 

 

 

 

 


Find out more about Lymphedema Program, McGill University Health Centre, a LE&RN Network of Excellence

Please click here to read


Additional Information and Resources


PDF Copies of the LIMPRINT Reports
Click here to View


Inform Yourself and Take Control

Click here to read the article  

Watch the video 


The Lymphedema Guru

  • Pediatric Lymphedema: The Story Behind Brylan's Feat Foundation - Click here to read
  • Chronic Wound Care: Reading the Weep - Click here to read
  • How to Locate a Qualified Lymphedema Therapist - Click here to read
  • Questions and Answers on Head and Neck Lymphedema (HNL) - Click here to read


Lymphedema Footwear


Paradigm is there to help you find the RIGHT footwear for lymphedema.

Please click here for more information on a few solutions for moderate to severe cases of lymphedema. 





L-Dex Technology provides new approach for prevention of cancer-related lymphedema - Click here for more information


iMD Health

 

 

 

 

Inform, educate, and support your patients with kidney cancer during kidney cancer awareness month!

 

World Kidney Cancer awareness day was on June 16th. On this day, the global community came together to raise awareness of the issues that patients and caregivers face everyday - and IMD is here to support healthcare professionals increase their patient's understanding of this disease.

Be sure to effectively educate your patients about kidney cancer with IMD's library of engaging pamphlets, diagrams and videos from our partnered oncology health organizations including the Canadian Cancer Society, Wellspring Cancer Support, and Young Adult Cancer Canada. All resources can be sent home to patients to review in their own time, and with their caregivers.

 

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NEW RESOURCES FROM OUR INDUSTRY PARTNERS

To view content from our industry partners, please make sure you are signed into your IMD Health account. 


 

Do your patients have pollen or outdoor mold allergies? Aerobiology Research Laboratories can help you educate your patients on how to reduce health effects and improve their quality of life. Send your patients a resource package on accessing daily pollen levels, allergen forecasts for the season, symptom trackers, and tips to minimize exposure.

VIEW AEORBIOLOGY

 

 

 

Find AMGEVITA brochures and self administration videos for patients with plaque psoriasis, hidradenitis suppuratuva, uveitis, crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthiris, ankylosing spondylitis, and for children with polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis or uveitis.

VIEW AMGEVITA

 

Find Enbrel brochures for patients with plaque psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and for children with pediatric psoriasis or juvenile idiopathic arthritis, as well as information about Enliven, the Enbrel support program.

VIEW ENBREL


Of all the kidney cancers, renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common. Click here to learn more about how Merck Canada is shedding light on renal cell carcinoma, and to watch their informative video on RCC in Canada.

VIEW MERCK

 

 

 

 

Find a guide to Otezla treatment for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, or oral ulcers associated with behçet’s disease. Send Otzela's resources home with your patients to review in their own time, and with their caregivers.

VIEW OTEZLA


 

Stelara's patient and healthcare professional content is available in crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, including a Biologics Comparison Tool. These resources can be sent home to patients and their caregivers for self-led patient education. 

VIEW STELER


View this month's updated content!

170 conditions and procedures have received updates on the IMD platform! These conditions and procedures include:

 

 

 


Connect with IMD on Social Media!

 

 

 


Questions, comments or concerns? Email info@imdhealth.com for further inquiries.

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