Current Steps to Better Health Article:

January 2020

Valves, Varices and Voodoo - Understanding Venous Disease

Author: Manu Aggarwal, MD

Valves, varices and voodoo? There are many terms that you may hear or read about when visiting your vein specialist. It can be overwhelming! Venous disease is not uncommon and therefore we all should become more familiar on how this disease is diagnosed and treated.

Past Steps to Better Health Articles:

December 2019
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Reflection and Hope

Reflection and Hope

Author: Multiple Authors

For everyone living with lymphedema and/or lipedema, Juzo is in your corner. It’s our goal to not only provide products that support your ability to move freely, but also serve as an advocate for raising awareness of these conditions and ways to manage them. As part of this effort, we’ve partnered with a special group of ambassadors who are facing the same challenges and frustrations as many of you…and they are finding ways to overcome them and serve as an inspiration to this community. As 2019 comes to a close, we’ve asked them to share their reflections on the year and goals for 2020.

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November 2019
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The Influence of Social Media on Those Living with Lymphedema

The Influence of Social Media on Those Living with Lymphedema

Author: Andrea Leifer, PT, DPT, CLT

What if I told you I could predict how successful you would be in achieving your goals just by looking at what accounts you are following on social media? That your ability to start working out again, to eat well over the holidays or even to manage your lymphedema is influenced by what you read and see when you are scrolling through Facebook or Instagram?

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October 2019
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Breast Cancer, Lymphatics & What to Expect Next

Breast Cancer, Lymphatics & What to Expect Next

Author: Dr. Melissa Gallagher

Most of the October Breast Cancer Awareness Month’s focus is on breast cancer screenings and detection awareness, all extremely important and value points of enlightenment. While early detection and screening are popular in the world of breast cancer awareness, post-cancer prevention is hardly ever discussed with those subjected to this life-changing diagnosis.

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September 2019
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Life is a Beautiful Gift: Ali’s Story

Life is a Beautiful Gift: Ali’s Story

Author: Ali Neff

Ali is a freelance author and social media influencer. She developed lymphedema at 15, after her second heart transplant. In sharing her story, she hopes to positively impact others to chase their dreams – no matter the obstacles they face. She partnered with Juzo to help raise awareness of lymphedema and the benefits of medical compression.

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August 2019
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Pregnancy and Vein Health: Know the Benefits of Compression

Pregnancy and Vein Health: Know the Benefits of Compression

Author: Manu Aggarwal, MD

Pregnancy is a time of joy, excitement and celebration. It is also an important time to remind oneself of the cardiovascular changes that occur in the body and what can be done to optimize these changes as the pregnancy progresses. Many of these changes occur to meet the demands of the fetal and maternal metabolic needs.

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