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FUNDRAISER:  Join us on October 5th for Pasta and a Pint 

                                  6:30 pm  at the Viscount Gort Hotel       

                           Tickets are $20        Contact us:  


2017 National Lymphedema Conference

This bilingual event is co-hosted by the Canadian Lymphedema Framework and the Lymphedema Association of Quebec in collaboration with McGill University Health Centre and Concordia University. 

Join them in Montreal, Quebec at the Omni Hotel Mont-Royal on October 27-28, 2017 for an exciting and robust agenda. Online registration is now open  

Friday, October 27 – Health Professionals only

  • Pre-conference symposiums in the morning. Official conference starts after lunch with plenaries, concurrent sessions and an evening networking reception for health professionals. 

Saturday, October 28 – Health Professionals and Patients

  • Opening, exhibit hall, key-note speakers: from Germany, Scotland, France, England, Belgium, the USA and Canada presenting on topics such as obesity, surgery, lipedema, pediatrics, wound care, skin care and much more.

Some special sessions

  •           A 3.5-hour pediatric lymphedema workshop for clinicians dealing with lymphedema and children
  • ·        A full day community nurses training module (Friday) runs concurrently with the conference


Consider joining our organization! 

The Board would welcome all community-minded individuals interested in joining LAM’s efforts but would particularly invite those with communications, media, website or fundraising interest or experience. 

Please consider joining us by contacting through emailWe are interested in broadening the involvement of skilled, engaged individuals to join us as we work together to improve the lives of those living with lymphedema.   


March 6th in each year

Bill 209, Lymphedema Awareness Day Act proclaims March 6th as Lymphedema Awareness Day in Manitoba!


Join as they make it easy to donate and support the LAM. Once on their site, search for us with key word 'lymphedema' and then scroll to the bottom of the page to find our organization.  

Hilary Druxman Design (Winnipeg) has designed a unique pendant we call JourneyOrder the necklace and 100% of the net proceeds sold supports the LAM in our mission to raise lymphedema awareness. 

"Symbolic of the challenges on every journey
as we move forward,
one step at a time, discovering hope, strength and joy."

It is a journey of ups and downs; it is hard and good all at the same time


Lymphedema Association of Manitioba is an organization in the pursuit of resourcesinformation, education and awareness, and support for those affected with or at risk of primary or secondary lymphedema; their families, health care professionals and the general public.

Available online is our LAM brochure.

Mission statement
The LAM will work to ensure all who are impacted by lymphedema have equal access to appropriate resources

Our organization is providing education and awareness of lymphedema to the general public and the medical community.

The Lymphedema Association of Manitoba 2017 Board of Directors:

Left to right: David Van Hellemond, Claire Ann Deighton-Lamy, Cherida Olson, Susan Tole, Susan Stratford

Missing: Cara Hutchison and Rupal Purohit

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