Obesity is a complex disease affecting more than 93 million Americans. Learn more about obesity today.
Measuring weight is an important part of increasing your quality of health.
Check out the Kid's Corner for resources designed specifically for you and your children.
Childhood obesity stigma is a serious issue facing many of America's children. Learn more about this issue today.
Your Weight Matters Magazine is the official publication of the OAC. Each issue provides excellent information on obesity, nutrition, exercise and more!
Sign-up today for the OAC's FREE E-newsletter!
Find a support group today. Share your story and connect with others.
Did you know your state offers resources to help you manage your health? Learn more here today!
Locate a physician or surgeon in your area today!
The OAC has a wide variety of resource articles on medically managed weight-loss and weight-loss surgery. Learn more today!
Learn more about obesity stigma and bias in the OAC's "Understanding Obesity Stigma" brochure.
Help the OAC battle weight bias today through "Bias Busters!"
The OAC's Sponsored Membership Program is an excellent way for physicians and surgeons to help engage patients in the cause and the OAC.
The "Walk from Obesity" is an excellent way to raise awareness of obesity, celebrate your health and exercise!
Home » Advocacy & Support » Public Policy Comments » 2008 Public Policy Comments
(Adobe Reader Required – Download)
12-16-08 OAC Comment to CMS on the NCA for Surgery for Diabetes
9-10-08 OAC Letter Supporting Federal Obesity Prevention, Treatment and Research Act
7-16-08 OAC Statement to the Senate HELP Subcommittee on Children and Families
6-12-08 OAC Led Letter to President Bush Support the Walk from Obesity – Walk on the Capitol
2-12-08 OAC Letter to Senator Edward M. Kennedy and Senator Michael B. Enzi Supporting FIT Kids Act
2-6-08 OAC President and CEO’s, Joseph Nadglowski, Jr., Testimony to the Florida Committee on Health Policy
2-1-08 OAC Electronic Correspondence to Representative Mayhall, Representative Read and Representative Shows Regarding State of Mississippi House of Representatives’ Bill 282
1-08 National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity Support Letter