YWM2015 Empowers Attendees and Paves the Way for Future Activism

Tampa, Fla. – The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) welcomed 575 registrants to the Lone Star State for three full days of education, advocacy and support. In its fourth year, the Your Weight Matters National Convention empowered those in attendance to recognize the complexities of obesity and stand with the OAC. The theme...



OAC Debuts New FREE Your Weight Matters Campaign Poster for Healthcare Professionals

The OAC is excited to debut a brand new FREE resource for healthcare professionals – the Your Weight Matters Campaign Poster. The poster poses the question of “Is your weight impacting your health?” to patients, features a body mass index (BMI) chart and most importantly encourages individuals to take the Your Weight...



OAC Joins Forces with the YMCA of Central Florida to Tackle the Obesity Epidemic

Tampa, Fla. – Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) and the YMCA of Central Florida are proud to announce an exciting new partnership aimed at educating the public about obesity, health and wellness and much more. With synergistic missions focused on overall health, the partnership is a proactive step forward...



OAC Releases Spanish Version of the Your Weight Matters Campaign Toolkit

Tampa, Fla. – Today, the OAC announced the release of its Spanish version of the highly-successful Your Weight Matters Campaign toolkit. “With more than 42 percent of the U.S. Hispanic population impacted by the disease of obesity, we felt it was imperative to offer the Campaign and its contents to this population,”...



Joe Nadglowski, President and CEO, Featured on Civic Summit

Joe Nadglowski, OAC President and CEO, was featured as a guest panelist on television program Civic Summit discussing obesity, weight-loss, weight stigma and more. To view the video segment, click here.



YWM2014 Details Released!

OAC Releases Pricing Information, Registration Date Opening and Theme for the 2014 Your Weight Matters National Convention Tampa, Fla. – Today, the OAC released new and exciting information on its 3rd Annual National Convention, including registration pricing details, the official opening date of registration, this year’s Convention theme and much more! This year’s Convention,...



Winter YWMM Now Online!

The Winter 2014 issue of Your Weight Matters Magazine is now online! Check out the latest issue of the OAC’s quarterly publication by clicking here.



OAC Releases Your Weight Matters Campaign Video PSA

Obesity Action Coalition Releases Your Weight Matters Campaign Video PSA Encouraging All Americans to Take Charge of Their Weight and Health  Tampa, Fla. – It is estimated that more than 200 million Americans are affected by excess weight or obesity. The disease of obesity is often related to many other diseases and...



OAC Announces New FREE Online Educational Resource

Tampa, Fla. – On the heels of an unbelievably successful National Convention, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is excited to announce the launch of a brand new FREE web-based educational program, “OAC’s Educational Webinar Series: Because Your Weight Matters – For Your Health.” To view the full news release, click here.



YWM 2013 Offers Americans Evidence-based Strategies to Improve Weight and Health

Tampa, Fla. – The road to weight-loss and weight management is often paved with confusing and misleading messaging, which makes improving health quite challenging. More than 93 million Americans face this challenge each and every day, but the nation’s leading weight and health charity, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), is...



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