Kathy Bates on her Lymphedema

Via CBS News –

Lymphedema by itself is not fatal, but it can be terribly disfiguring and debilitating. And it’s hardly rare. As many as 10 million people suffer from it in the U.S. alone.

That is more, Bates noted, than who suffer from a host of diseases: “More than MS, Muscular Dystrophy, ALS, Parkinson’s and AIDS, combined.”