Thank You ReShape Lifesciences for Joining the OAC Chairman’s Council

Thank You ReShape Lifesciences for Joining the OAC Chairman’s Council
in OAC Blog, Uncategorized on May 4, 2022

The OAC is honored to welcome a new member to our Chairman’s Council, the highest level of OAC Membership: ReShape Lifesciences. About ReShape Lifesciences  The OAC would like to thank ReShape Lifesciences for their support at the BRONZE level of our Chairman’s Council. ReShape Lifesciences is a worldwide premier weight-loss solutions company, offering an integrated
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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, Uncategorized 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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10 Reasons to Attend YWM2022-Virtual
in OAC Blog, Uncategorized on April 22, 2022

The OAC’s YWM2022-Virtual Convention is right around there corner! Here are 10 reasons you should register today. 10 Reasons to Attend YWM2022-Virtual:  1. It’s a weekend packed with immersive, innovative and interactive educational opportunities. 2. You can register for FREE to access the live events as they are presented in real-time. 3. It’s an opportunity to
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Spring 2022 Issue of Weight Matters Magazine Now Available
in OAC Blog on April 21, 2022

Spring is here! We’ve got you covered with more great weight and health education from OAC’s Weight Matters Magazine. The Spring 2022 issue is now available to download! What’s Inside This Issue? The newest issue of Weight Matters Magazine is full of empowering information about weight, health, nutrition, physical activity, mental wellness and more. Here’s
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Remembering Rob Portinga
in OAC Blog on April 19, 2022

The OAC is deeply saddened by the recent passing of long-time OAC member, Rob Portinga. Rob was a member of the OAC National Board of Directors and served on many OAC committees. He was a pioneer in the obesity community representing the “dudes” perspective, as he would often say. He was also the recipient of
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YWM2022-Engage Convention Scholarship Program: Amber’s Story
in OAC Blog on April 18, 2022

Since 2012, the Your Weight Matters Convention and EXPO has provided life-changing experiences for all who are able to attend. From the paramount education presented to the personal connections made at Convention, there is no substitute. Over the years, I’ve even made it a family affair, bringing my mom and sister! Prior to the 2014
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ARPA-H: Aiming for Breakthroughs in Obesity Science
in OAC Blog 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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