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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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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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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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YWM2022-Virtual: Syncing Expert-led Education with Science-based Solutions
in News Releases, OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on April 5, 2022

  Registration for our Your Weight Matters Virtual Convention is now open! Join us May 14th through 15th for a weekend packed with immersive, interactive and innovative education and connection opportunities. REGISTER NOW Designed to help you develop a deeper understanding of your weight and health, the virtual program will present eight topics over two
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ARPA-H: Aiming for Breakthroughs in Obesity Science
in OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on March 21, 2022

“Focusing on cancer, focusing on obesity, focusing on diabetes, a whole range of diseases … We’re going to make significant breakthroughs.” This in a nutshell is the aspiration for ARPA-H, as voiced by President Joe Biden. It is a new agency with a billion dollars of funding for the next three years, passed in a
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Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Raises Awareness of Weight Bias and Bullying During Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
in 2021 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on September 15, 2021

Tampa, Fla. – September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness month, and the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is taking this month to recognize the weight bias and bullying that exists amongst children who are affected by excess weight or obesity. Studies show that at least 30% of girls with excess weight and 24% of boys with
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in 2021 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on August 11, 2021

Tampa, Fla. – The OAC is excited to host a special segment on OAC TV for the Stop Weight Bias Campaign. The segment will highlight new campaign features, real stories of weight bias, special guests and a surprise to help raise awareness of the campaign’s mission to stop weight bias. “The Stop Weight Bias Campaign
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