2020 News Releases

On 12/17, The OAC’s CEO, Joe Nadglowski, Will Join Others in Meeting With the Upcoming Biden Administration to Discuss Obesity Care
in 2020 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on December 16, 2020

On December 17, 2020, the OAC’s CEO, Joe Nadgloski, will join OCAN Founding Chair, Jeanne Blankenship, MS RDN, VP, Washington Policy Advisor, Chris Gallagher and The Glover Park Group Vice President, Adam Goldstein in a meeting with the upcoming Biden administration. This meeting will be an opportunity to discuss the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act
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Join the OAC on Wednesday, Dec. 16th at 3:00 pm EST via Facebook LIVE for our 3rd broadcast: OAC’s Holiday Special – Reflecting Back, Looking Forward!
in 2020 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on December 7, 2020

Join us for our upcoming December episode of the OAC’S monthly broadcast: OAC’s Holiday Special – Reflecting Back, Looking Forward! In this episode, we’ll be celebrating the holiday season, looking back at the OAC in 2020, and turning our eyes on what’s to come in 2021. Here’s what else you can expect from this episode:
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Join the OAC on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 3:00 pm EST via Facebook LIVE for our 2nd broadcast: Politics, Policies, and the Power of Your Voice!
in 2020 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on November 12, 2020

The OAC is back with our second broadcast. This episode will feature OAC’s Policy Consultant and President/CEO as we bring them on to break down the impact of the 2020 elections on our community and how changing political landscapes can shape obesity legislation and healthcare. We’ll also be welcoming on OAC’s Chairwoman to share a motivating
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Novo Nordisk and The Creative Coalition Produce a Powerful COVID-19 and Obesity PSA Featuring OAC as Top Patient Resource
in 2020 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on September 29, 2020

The Creative Coalition (a group of actors, writers, directs and designers) and Novo Nordisk are encouraging people to get to know the facts about COVID-19 and its impact on people living with obesity. The Creative Coalition and Novo Nordisk are featuring the OAC as the top patient resource and encouraging everyone to use OAC resources
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OAC’s Vice-Chair, Patty Neece, Comments on how COVID-19 affects People with Obesity
in 2020 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on September 23, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic first began, it was unknown that obesity would be a major risk factor for the illness. It wasn’t until recently that dozens of studies began reporting that many of the sickest COVID-19 patients have been people with obesity. For people with obesity, the extra risk adds a psychological burden, says Patty
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