OAC Member Terri C. chose to Take Action when her insurance changed to exclude bariatric surgery and services for obesity care. Her advocacy fight ultimately paid off when coverage was re-instated. This is her story.
OAC Community Member Shenese C. was forced to research obesity treatment options when her HCP didn’t offer any weight-loss suggestions. Listen to her Call-to-Action for healthcare professionals and why she says patients need to be their own advocates.
In this video, OAC Community Member Sarah B. expresses how important it is to improve the quality of obesity care. After sharing her personal experiences, hear what she says about factors we need to consider.
In one of his recent episodes, HBO’s talk show host Bill Maher chose to address the topic of obesity and declared that fat-shaming needed to make a comeback for people to get healthier. This is how the OAC views Mr. Maher’s comments and the solution for what we can do instead.