The Final Frontier: Access to Care

The field of obesity medicine has grown greatly over the last decade. While we still have much to learn, our understanding of the biochemistry, physiology and behaviors that lead individuals to gaining weight has never been clearer. With these discoveries, new therapies have emerged to help individuals take control...



The Growing Pains of Obesity Care

You can already find lots of talk about obesity everywhere you turn. So why is it so important to start a conversation about obesity care with National Obesity Care Week? The problem is that all that talk really isn’t helping because it’s so focused on a symptom of obesity...



OAC Celebrates Inaugural National Obesity Care Week

For as long as she can remember, OAC Board Member Michelle Vicari was the “chubby girl.” She was always the biggest kid in her class—an overweight teen who gained even more during college. ­ But today, she has lost 158 pounds and is off the assortment of medications she...



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