My LympheDIVAs Story: Dianne

Tell Us About Yourself:My name is Dianne and I am 53 yrs old. I'm from Lacona, Iowa where I live on a farm with my husband. I am the school nurse for Southeast Warren Schools here and am the Rescue Chief for the volunteer Lacona Fire/EMS Department where I serve in both the fire and EMS capacity. I have three adult children, 3 grandkids with another on the way. I don't do "sitting still" well....

How to Find a Qualified Lymphedema Therapist

If you are at risk for lymphedema or have existing swelling it is important to establish a relationship with a certified lymphatic therapist. The standard for lymphedema therapy for when there is a presence of swelling is called Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT). Since the lymphatic system and any impairment to it is unique to each patient, CDT is will vary from patient to patient, includin...

LympheDIVAs Vendor Feature: MediMast

How did you get into the business?  I have started 18 years ago working for an Orthopedic Company selling hip and knee implants. But very soon I have started with a new product line within the company: finger implants. That was very successful, but after 5 years I wanted to start a company for myself. And in 2005 I started MediMast. In the beginning also with implants for the hand, wrist an...