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'I have lipoedema. So please don’t blame me or call me fat'

'I have lipoedema. So please don’t blame me or call me fat'

If I am fat, then it must be my fault, right? This is what I believed too until, after a lifetime of failed diet and exercise regimens, I was diagnosed with lipoedema, a genetic condition countless doctors, nurses, diet experts and physical trainers I consulted seemed not to have heard of.

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