RegistrationThis event takes place on August 14, 2018 11:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Register Now If you would like information about diabetes treatment, management and support at Scripps, call 800-727-4777
Lymphedema Education Class (La Jolla)
Learn more about stages of lymphedema
Lymphedema is most often caused when lymph nodes are removed or damaged as part of cancer treatment. It can also be due to conditions that affect the lymphatic system or blood flow, such as cardiovascular disease and rheumatoid arthritis.
The class will include information on:
- The role of the lymphatic system
- Signs and symptoms of lymphedema
- Stages of lymphedema and treatment
- Risk reduction practices
- Exercise and range of motion
- Cording (axillary web syndrome)
- Lymphedema resources
Seating is limited and registration is required. We encourage you to sign up early. To register, call 800-727-4777, Monday – Friday, 7 am – 7 pm.