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Creating the OAC Image Gallery: The Story Behind the Camera
in OAC Blog on September 14, 2016

In our latest blog post, we introduced the very beginning of the OAC’s image gallery that was launched just last month! By providing a non-commercial, bias-free collection of stock photos featuring individuals with obesity in a positive light, the project aims to reduce weight bias and change the perception of individuals living with obesity. For
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Your Support Does Matter – One OAC Member Goes Above and Beyond
in OAC Blog on July 13, 2016

As a nonprofit patient-centered organization, our membership plays a huge role in the successes of the OAC. Our members are truly making a difference in helping the OAC move forward and grow. That’s why we are excited to share the triumphs and contributions of our valued and passionate members! Throughout the month of June, dedicated
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The OAC’s Convention Scholarship Fund: A Dream Becomes a Reality
in OAC Blog on May 4, 2016

A longtime dream for the OAC became a reality in 2012 when we hosted the organization’s Inaugural Your Weight Matters National Convention in Dallas, Texas. A meeting that was truly the first of its kind, the OAC’s Convention has grown to be the leading patient educational event that brings high-quality, evidence-based education intended for the
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