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Tiana’s Story: I Need Access to Obesity Care to Truly Live
in OAC Blog on August 27, 2019

OAC Community Members and friends Amy Dumont and Tiana Messari talk about Tiana’s lack of bariatric surgery coverage and what this means for her quality of life. You can support Tiana and others with similar experiences by adding your voice to National Obesity Care Week, taking place Sept. 15 – 21.

Reflecting on YWM2019: Leaving Empowered and Energized
in OAC Blog on August 21, 2019

The OAC is proud to have hosted its 8th annual Your Weight Matters Convention & EXPO in Tampa, August 1-3. Attendees came away empowered in their personal health journeys, but also energized to join the OAC in changing the world for people living with obesity.