JOBST® is affiliated with several nationwide organizations that are committed to furthering awareness, education and assistance in the lymphedema and vascular disorder fields.
Made up of health professionals, the American College of Phlebology works to help patients and diagnose lymphedema and vein diseases. The ACP also serves as an advocacy group, encouraging quality care standards for patients dealing with these diseases.
For more than 25 years, the American Venous Forum has worked to educate medical professionals about venous disorders. The AVF has also helped develop patient registries and outreach efforts with screening programs to help identify and diagnose venous disorders in patients at earlier stages to begin treatment sooner.
The National Lymphedema Network (NLN) is an internationally recognized non-profit organization founded in 1988 to provide education and guidance to lymphedema patients, healthcare professionals, and the general public by disseminating information about risk reduction and the management of primary and secondary lymphedema.
Every year, the Marilyn Westbrook Garment Fund (MWGF) helps many patients who do not have the means to buy their own garments. The garments give patients the hope that they need to continue to live and make positive steps in their lives. Applications are rarely turned down and they try their best to help all patients in need.
The Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN) vision is a world without lymphatic disease and lymphedema. Their mission is to fight lymphatic disease and lymphedema through education, research and advocacy.
LE&RN seeks to accelerate the prevention, treatment and cure of the disease while bringing patients and medical professionals together to address the unmet needs surrounding lymphatic disorders.
The objectives and purposes of the Lymphology Association of North America (LANA) are to promote standards for management of individuals with lymphedema and/or related disorders, to establish and maintain certification for healthcare professionals who provide such services and to promote lymphedema awareness and the science of lymphology.
The Lymphology Association of North America (LANA) is a non-profit corporation comprised of healthcare professionals experienced in the management of lymphedema. Having recognized the need for a national certification examination for lymphedema therapists, LANA tests knowledge considered fundamental in the treatment of lymphedema.
The Lymphedema Treatment Act (LTA) is a federal bill that aims to improve insurance coverage for the medically necessary, doctor-prescribed compression supplies that are the cornerstone of lymphedema treatment.