Obesity Action Coalition Publishes Interview on Tackling Health with Late Legendary Linebacker Dick Butkus and His Son Matt
in Education, OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on October 26, 2023

Tampa, Fla. – The Obesity Action Coalition had the honor and pleasure of interviewing the late legendary Chicago Bears linebacker, Dick Butkus, and his son, Matt, for the Fall 2023 issue of Weight Matters Magazine. In the interview titled Tackling Obesity: A Conversation with Football Legends Dick and Matt Butkus, Mr. Butkus talked about his
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Open Enrollment: It’s Time to Review Your Obesity Coverage
in OAC Blog on October 23, 2023

Open enrollment for 2024 healthcare plans starts November 1, 2023, and ends January 15, 2024, in most states. Be sure to check your deadlines as some are shorter or longer. Open enrollment is a period that occurs annually and it’s the time to review your insurance coverage and assess whether it aligns with your current
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Representing the Patient Voice at ObesityWeek 2023
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Last week, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) attended ObesityWeek 2023 in Dallas, Texas! ObesityWeek 2023, hosted by The Obesity Society (TOS), was a four-day conference dedicated to the latest developments in evidence-based obesity science. At the conference, OAC had the pleasure of representing the perspectives of patients with obesity. OAC, TOS and TOPS Club, Inc.
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Unveiling Disparities
in OAC Blog on October 17, 2023

In the Fall issue of OAC’s Weight Matters Magazine, we shine a light on some troubling gaps in the FDA drug approval process and drug labeling that are hurting people with obesity. Currently, there are no FDA requirements to evaluate how prescription drugs perform in individuals with obesity. If this comes as a surprise to
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Obesity Action Coalition, The Obesity Society and Manatt Health Publish White Paper on Anti-Obesity Medications
in OAC Blog on October 12, 2023

The Obesity Action Coalition, The Obesity Society and Manatt Health worked together on a new white paper, or report presenting a problem and providing a solution, called Anti-Obesity Medications as Medicare Part D Drugs: Legal and Health Policy Rationales. Obesity is a long-term disease with severe health effects affecting millions of Americans and leading to
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Intuitive Renews Support for OAC’s Chairman’s Council at the Silver Level
in OAC Blog on October 10, 2023

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is pleased to share that Intuitive has renewed its support for the OAC’s Chairman’s Council at the Silver level. Thank you, Intuitive, for committing to support and champion the OAC’s mission! About Intuitive “Intuitive, headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, is a global technology leader in minimally invasive care and the pioneer
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