Obesity Care Advocacy Network (OCAN) Launched to Help Address the Nation’s Growing Obesity Epidemic

During the 2015 ObesityWeek, leading healthcare organizations announced the formation of a new advocacy network, the Obesity Care Advocacy Network (OCAN). The Founding members, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), the Endocrine Society,...



New Study Finds that Many People with Obesity Consider Themselves Healthy Despite Having Obesity-related Comorbidities

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4, 2015 – Initial data from Awareness, Care & Treatment In Obesity Management (ACTION), the first nationwide U.S. study to investigate barriers to obesity management, will be presented on November 6 at ObesityWeek 2015, the 3rd annual combined congress of the American Society for Metabolic and...



Obesity Action Alert – November 2015

Feature: Join the OAC in Celebrating National Obesity Care Week this November 1-7! Let’s get serious about treating obesity! The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is joining alongside more than 35 leading U.S. health organizations to participate in National Obesity Care Week — a newly launched public education initiative taking...



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