Obesity Action Coalition’s 8th Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention Was a Weekend of Empowered Learning and Involvement for Changing the World for People Living with Obesity

Obesity Action Coalition’s 8th Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention Was a Weekend of Empowered Learning and Involvement for Changing the World for People Living with Obesity
in 2019 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on August 22, 2019

Tampa, Fla. –  The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) hosted upwards of 400 passionate health advocates during their 8th Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention & EXPO in Tampa, FL. Attendees from 34 states and five countries were empowered in their own health journeys and energized to continue changing the world for people living with obesity.
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Reflecting on YWM2019: Leaving Empowered and Energized
in OAC Blog on August 21, 2019

The OAC is proud to have hosted its 8th annual Your Weight Matters Convention & EXPO in Tampa, August 1-3. Attendees came away empowered in their personal health journeys, but also energized to join the OAC in changing the world for people living with obesity.

Treat and Reduce Obesity Act Gains Support in the U.S. House of Representatives in Record Time
in 2019 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on July 16, 2019

Tampa, Fla. – The 2019 Treat and Reduce Obesity Act (TROA) (S595) (HR1530) has surpassed 100 co-sponsors in the U.S. House of Representatives with a total of 112 legislators supporting the Act. This critical legislation will provide Medicare beneficiaries with additional tools for weight management and obesity treatment. The bill provides the Centers for Medicare
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