2013 News Releases

11/12/13 Governor Thompson Brings Together Healthcare Groups for Partnership to Treat Obesity

10/9/13 OAC Releases Your Weight Matters Campaign Video PSA

10/1/13 OAC Announces New FREE Online Educational Resource

8/29/13 YWM2013 Breaks Attendance Records and Educates and Invigorates Hundreds

7/16/13 Obesity Action Coalition Calls on Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to Revise the BSA’s Body Mass Index Criteria for Participation in 2013 BSA Jamboree

6/27/13 National Charity Invites All Americans to Take Charge of Their Weight and Health at the 2nd Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention – Rise to the Challenge

6/19/13 OAC Applauds American Medical Association’s (AMA) Decision to Classify Obesity as a Disease

6/19/13 Obesity Community Supports the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2013

6/5/13 OAC Pledges Support for June’s National Employee Wellness Month

6/3/13 Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Debuts New Blog Series on Weight Bias

5/15/13 Your Weight Matters National Convention, Rise to the Challenge, Offers the American Public Evidence-based Strategies to Improve Weight and Health

5/3/13 Joe Nadglowski, OAC President and CEO, Honored by the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract with the SSAT Public Service Award

5/7/13 Less than 100 days UNTIL the Your Weight Matters NATIONAL Convention – Early-bird Registration Ending May 20

5/2/13 OAC Statement on the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ Recommendation  to Now Consider Obesity Management as an Integral Part of Overall Treatment for Patients with Diabetes

4/15/13 Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) and American College of Physicians (ACP) Announce New FREE Resourcefor Healthcare Professionals Treating Excess Weight and Obesity

4/8/13 Obesity Action Coalition’s (OAC) Your Weight Matters Campaign Prepares Adults for the Conversation of Weight with Their Healthcare Provider

3/14/13 “Rise to the Challenge” and Attend the 2013 Your Weight Matters National Convention

2/25/13 Leading Obesity Groups Call for Putting Health, Longevity and Quality of Life First When Considering the Economics of Bariatric Surgery

1/25/13 OAC’s Your Weight Matters NATIONAL Convention set for August 15-18, 2013, in Phoenix, Arizona

1/15/13 Ted Kyle, RPh, MBA, Named Vice-chairman of the Obesity Action Coalition

1/7/13 Obesity Action Coalition Releases “Understanding Your Weight-loss Options” Brochure



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