Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Calls for Minnesota Baseball Team St. Paul Saints to Change Offensive ‘Ozempig’ Mascot Name
in 2024 New Releases, News Releases, OAC Blog on April 1, 2024

Tampa, Fla. – The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) condemns Minnesota minor league baseball team St. Paul Saints for naming their mascot ‘Ozempig’ and calls for an immediate change. The name mocks Ozempic, a medication primarily indicated for the treatment of diabetes but sometimes used off-label for the treatment of obesity. Diabetes and obesity affect millions
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Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Mobilizes Advocates on Capitol Hill to Mark the Start of Obesity Care Week 2024
in News Releases, OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on March 1, 2024

WASHINGTON, DC — To kick off Obesity Care Week 2024, more than 60 advocates with the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) will gather on Capitol Hill to meet with more than 70 legislators to express the importance of expanding access to obesity care by urging legislators to co-sponsor the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act (TROA). Obesity
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