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The Winter 2023 Issue of OAC’s Weight Matters Magazine is Available to Download!
in Education, OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on February 14, 2023

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is proud to present our most popular resource: Weight Matters Magazine. One of the most celebrated benefits of OAC’s Premium Access Membership add-on, this quarterly publication offers a variety of articles designed to educate readers on all topics concerning weight and health. Delivered directly to your mailbox four times a
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Pfizer Renews Support for OAC on Chairman’s Council
in OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on February 12, 2023

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is pleased to share that Pfizer has renewed their support of the organization on OAC’s Chairman’s Council at the Gold level! Thank you, Pfizer, for making the commitment to support and champion the OAC’s mission. About Pfizer: Breakthroughs that Change Patients’ Lives “At Pfizer, we apply science and our global
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Registration for YWM2023-Virtual Opens March 17th!
in Education, Events, OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on February 6, 2023

  Get ready because registration for the Obesity Action Coalition’s PREMIER weight and health conference, YWM2023-Virtual, OPENS March 17th! Join us April 29th – 30th to take part in a weekend packed with education and connection opportunities! YWM2023-Virtual offers multiple registration options to meet all needs, including a FREE option. YWM2023-Virtual will take place on
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Country’s Leading Obesity Care Organizations Develop Consensus Statement on Obesity
in Education, OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on January 31, 2023

  ROCKVILLE, Md.—Six U.S. organizations dedicated to the prevention and treatment of obesity collaborated to develop a consensus statement on obesity, a complex, chronic disease that impacts nearly 42% of adults and 19% of children and adolescents. This unified effort aims to address the various roadblocks that the organizations face when addressing efforts to improve
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Obesity-focused Organizations Issue Statement in Support of New AAP Clinical Guideline on Childhood Obesity
in Education, OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on January 24, 2023

ROCKVILLE, Md and TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 13, 2023 — The Obesity Society (TOS) and Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) have collaborated to issue a statement on the new Clinical Guideline for Evaluation and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Obesity published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). On Jan. 9, 2023, AAP published its first
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