Treating Lymphedema with Dee White

Lymphedema is a chronic, progressive, non-curable condition that disrupts the body’s lymphatic system. It first appears as swollen limbs and can result from injury, radiation treatments, obesity, genetics and a wide variety of other causes. With a strong lack of lymphedema therapy in the region, Arkansas Heart Hospital trained its experts to help lymphedema patients live fuller lives. Dee White, nurse practitioner and clinical director for the Vein and Vascular Institute, is in to talk about diagnosing and treating this life-long disease.