What the OAC Community Means to Me: Kevin’s Story
in OAC Blog on May 30, 2024

Kevin’s journey with OAC Community+ has been both enriching and transformative. As a dedicated OAC Member, Kevin has found immense value in the resources and support offered by this vibrant community. Here’s why Kevin loves being a part of OAC Community+ and why you might want to join, too! The Power of Connection Kevin joined
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50+ Patient & Provider Groups Urge the Biden Administration to Provide Comprehensive Care for Obesity
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Tampa, FL, May 28, 2024 – This week, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), along with 57 other organizations, delivered a letter to the Biden Administration to call on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide access to comprehensive obesity care. The letter to
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The Fight For Visibility: Courtney Gilbert’s Story
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For Courtney Gilbert, a dedicated member of the Obesity Action Coalition, obesity has been a significant part of her life for as long as she can remember. Throughout her life, she has navigated the physical, emotional and social impacts of her weight, witnessing the struggles of her family and friends as well. Despite enduring relentless
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What the OAC Community Means to Me: Faith’s Story
in OAC Blog on May 24, 2024

For Faith, being a part of the OAC Community+ has been transformative. As a long-time member, she has experienced firsthand the countless benefits of such a supportive and resource-rich community. Here’s why Faith loves being a part of the OAC Community and why you might consider joining, too. Taking Care of Yourself to Care for
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What the OAC Community Means to Me: Jason’s Journey
in OAC Blog on May 15, 2024

Meet Jason, a long-time member of the OAC Community and now a Board member who has discovered a transformative path to personal and professional growth. When Jason first joined the OAC Community, he was seeking a supportive environment to connect with like-minded individuals. Little did he know, he was about to embark on a journey
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Welcome, Boston Scientific, to the Obesity Action Coalition’s Chairman’s Council
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The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is pleased to share that Boston Scientific has joined OAC’s Chairman’s Council at the Silver level! Thank you for committing to support and champion the OAC’s mission. About Boston Scientific As a global medical technology leader for more than 40 years, Boston Scientific transforms lives through innovative medical technologies that improve the health
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Opinion: Can’t Win for Losing
in OAC Blog on May 14, 2024

Written by James Zervios, OAC VP/Chief Operating Officer Recently, prominent singer and talk show host, Kelly Clarkson, admitted to taking medication to help with their weight, and the world lost its mind, again. It seems more and more these days the “admission” of taking medication to treat a serious chronic disease is met with backlash
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