Our precious daughter, Lorraine, has had a long and difficult journey in terms of her physical health. She was recently diagnosed with LIPEDEMA, a chronic disorder that affects the legs and arms, causing an abnormal accumulation of fat cells that are not burned with diet or exercise and produces a noticeably disproportionate appearance. This disorder gives the individual a profound “tree-like” disproportion of the legs, where the fat fully encompasses the thighs, knees, calves and ankles. There is commonly a cuffing that occurs around the ankles that does not affect the feet. Lorraine has been dealing with much pain, tenderness, decreased mobility, numbness, heaviness and heavy bruising due to this disorder.
Lorraine will be required to have 5 surgeries in order to treat this disorder, and unfortunately, none of the surgeries are covered by insurance. Leaving this disorder untreated may cause Lorraine to lose mobility of her legs and be confined to a wheelchair. We are seeking help from all of you, as our family cannot overcome this challenge on our own. Thank you for any help you provide.

Best regards,
Guerra Family

*example of the progression of this disorder


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