Tampa , FL – The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is excited to debut its new Web site at www.obesityaction.org. The OAC, a newly formed patient-based nonprofit organization, is designed to educate and advocate on behalf of those living with and/or affected by obesity.

The OAC Web site offers many user-friendly benefits to patients with obesity, their families and healthcare professionals. Features of the site include sections titled, “All about Obesity,” “Advocacy,” “Patient Stories” and much more. Also available on the site, visitors can sign up for the first issue of Obesity Action Alert – the OAC’s free electronic newsletter transmitted on the 1st day of each month.
The Obesity Action Alert, debuting August 1, 2005, will provide readers with the most up-to-date information concerning the obesity community, as well as highlight OAC news and resources. To sign up for the Obesity Action Alert, please visit the OAC Web site.

“The OAC Web site is truly a valuable resource for its visitors. The site provides the most current information concerning obesity and morbid obesity; instructions, tips and hints on how to advocate; and a host of links to Web sites offering the latest information on obesity-related diseases. We encourage each and every individual affected by obesity to visit our site and sign up for our monthly electronic newsletter,” said President and CEO Joseph Nadglowski, Jr.

To view the OAC Web site, please visit www.obesityaction.org. For more information, please contact the OAC National Office at (800) 717-3117 or info@obesityaction.org.

About the OAC
The OAC is a nonprofit National charity dedicated to helping those affected by obesity. The OAC was formed to bring together individuals struggling with weight issues and provide educational resources and advocacy tools.