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Calibrate Joins OAC’s Chairman’s Council at the Bronze Level
in OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on June 24, 2022

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is pleased to share that Calibrate has joined OAC’s Chairman’s Council at the Bronze level and is a first-time Council member! Thank you for committing to support and champion the OAC’s mission. About Calibrate Calibrate is the first and only metabolic approach to sustainable weight loss which combines doctor-prescribed GLP-1
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An Interview with Nancee Nichols on OAC and the Your Weight Matters Engage Convention: “I Just Couldn’t Stay Away”
in Education, OAC Blog on June 12, 2022

With OAC’s Your Weight Matters Engage Convention just around the corner, we wanted to take a few moments to talk to someone who is already registered about their motivation for attending —OAC Member Nancee Nichols from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Nancee has been involved with the OAC for a number of years, but our engaging Convention isn’t
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Registration for YWM2022-Engage is Open!
in Events, OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on May 24, 2022

  Registration for the OAC’s Your Weight Matters Engage Convention is now open! We invite you to join us July 14-16 at Westin Lake Las Vegas in Henderson, NV, for our re-envisioned, in-person Convention event. YWM2022-Engage is designed for those who want to take that deeper dive into weight and health education, while also focusing
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Remembering the Legacy of Rob Portinga
in OAC Blog on May 20, 2022

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) said goodbye last month to a remarkable obesity advocate and one of our beloved Board Members, Rob Portinga. Rob will be remembered for a number of reasons because of the incredible person he was, but his passion for the cause of obesity leaves behind a legacy that will forever impact
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The Power of Empathy and Trust at YWM2022-Virtual
in Events, News Releases, OAC Blog on May 19, 2022

The OAC’s annual Your Weight Matters Virtual Convention was a weekend-long online event designed to embolden our community while helping them develop a deeper understanding of their weight and health. This year, YWM2022-Virtual shifted its focus to prioritizing mental health and sharing our lived experiences. Attendees walked away feeling energized, motivated and inspired with newfound
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Fearlessly Facing Obesity, Standing Up for People
in OAC Blog on May 3, 2022

For the last two days, the national board of the Obesity Action Coalition has been thinking deeply about its strategic direction for the next five years. It was an occasion for two very different mindsets. On one hand, we see that much has changed in just the last few years with regard to the problems we’re
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It’s Time for Obesity Care to Be a Standard Benefit in Insurance
in OAC Blog on April 28, 2022

By Joe Nadglowski, OAC President and CEO The OAC was extremely pleased to hear the news this week from Eli Lilly regarding their phase 3 trial results of tirzepatide, which shows promising weight loss for people with the disease of obesity. Eli Lilly’s investment of resources into the obesity treatment space is welcomed, as we continue
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Thank You Allurion Technologies, Inc. for Returning to OAC’s Chairman’s Council!
in OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on April 27, 2022

The OAC is honored to once again welcome a returning member to our Chairman’s Council, the highest level of OAC Membership: Allurion Technologies, Inc. About Allurion The OAC would like to thank Allurion Technologies, Inc. for their continued support and for renewing at the BRONZE level of our Chairman’s Council. Allurion is an innovative and rapidly growing medical
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