OAC Member Voices: Shenese C. Talks HCP’s and Obesity Treatment Options

NOCW Launches September 15th!
in 2019 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on

Tampa, Fla., Sept. 12, 2019 — Of the more than 100 million Americans affected by the disease of obesity, fewer than 4% receive obesity-related treatment from their healthcare provider. Having access to comprehensive obesity care can be life-changing, from the management of obesity to the reduction of symptoms of obesity-related diseases. That is why, since
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Sign this Pledge! Support Access to Obesity Care without Barriers
in OAC Blog on September 2, 2019

Do you want to help improve access to obesity care? Do you want to shift public perceptions about obesity? Sign this pledge to join the OAC in supporting National Obesity Care Week (Sept. 15 – 21) for access to obesity care without barriers. Your participation can help us demonstrate how access to care affects our Community Members.

Tiana’s Story: I Need Access to Obesity Care to Truly Live
in OAC Blog on August 27, 2019

OAC Community Members and friends Amy Dumont and Tiana Messari talk about Tiana’s lack of bariatric surgery coverage and what this means for her quality of life. You can support Tiana and others with similar experiences by adding your voice to National Obesity Care Week, taking place Sept. 15 – 21.