OAC DEBUTS NEW ONLINE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE, OAC HEALTH TALKS – FIRST HEALTH TALK SET TO FOCUS ON COVID-19 AND GETTING BACK OUT THERE
in News Releases, OAC Newsroom on June 22, 2021

Tampa, Fla. – The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is excited to announce the debut of their newest educational resource, OAC Health Talks. OAC Health Talks will debut on Saturday, May 15th at 3 pm EST./12 pm PT via the OAC’s YouTube Channel. Through education and empowerment, OAC Health Talks will help viewers set their own
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Embrace Change, Move Forward and Recharge Your Health with the Obesity Action Coalition’s YWM2021 – VIRTUAL!
in News Releases, OAC Newsroom on

Tampa, Fla. – Registration is now OPEN for the Obesity Action Coalition’s (OAC) Your Weight Matters Annual Convention & EXPO – YWM2021-VIRTUAL! This immersive educational experience will take place July 17-25 and will offer 12 educational sessions and 20 opportunities to connect with the leading healthcare experts on topics in weight management, nutrition, exercise and more! YWM2021 – VIRTUAL will
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The OAC Supports Obesity Care Week’s World Obesity Day by Advocating to President Biden and Congress and Highlighting Activity with the Global Obesity Patient Alliance (GOPA)
in News Releases, OAC Newsroom on March 4, 2021

In recognition of World Obesity Day (March 4th, 2021), taking place during Obesity Care Week, the OAC and other health advocates from across the U.S. are sending unified letters to President Biden asking him to make the disease of obesity a priority in his administration. The letter not only sheds light on how obesity stigma
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The OAC Shows Support for OCW’s Access to Care Day by Promoting the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act (TROA)
in News Releases, OAC Newsroom on March 3, 2021

March 3rd – All insurance plans should include access to comprehensive obesity healthcare coverage that is not limited by size, weight or economic status. A lack of obesity healthcare negatively impacts the health and well-being of people with obesity. For this reason, we are excited to announce that The Treat and Reduce Obesity Act (TROA)
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The OAC Shows Support for Obesity Care Week’s Obesity Treatment and Prevention Day by Highlighting Helpful Resources and Creating Informative Video
in News Releases, OAC Newsroom on March 2, 2021

March 2nd – Obesity is a life-long disease needing comprehensive life-long healthcare. It’s important that everyone who is affected by obesity is given the option to receive fair and proper healthcare. There are healthcare providers who specialize in the treatment of obesity, obesity medicine specialists, that can provide patients with the tools and resources for long
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The OAC Highlights New Stop Weight Bias Campaign While Advocating for Obesity Care Week’s Weight Bias Day
in News Releases, OAC Newsroom on March 1, 2021

March 1st – Weight bias is negative attitudes, beliefs, judgments, stereotypes, and discriminatory acts aimed at individuals simply because of their weight. Bias can occur in all areas of life such as, school, healthcare, the workplace and even among family and friends. It also takes many forms – verbal, written, media, online and more. Weight
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OBESITY CARE WEEK 2021 AIMS TO CHANGE THE WAY WE CARE ABOUT OBESITY THROUGH AWARENESS AND ACTION
in News Releases, OAC Newsroom on February 28, 2021

Tampa, Fla. – Sunday, February 28th, marks the beginning of Obesity Care Week (OCW) 2021, an awareness campaign week aimed at changing the way we care about obesity by providing science and clinically-based education on obesity and advocating for access to affordable and comprehensive care. OCW has always focused on taking action and educating people
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OBESITY ACTION COALITION TAKES A STAND AGAINST WEIGHT BIAS THROUGH NATIONAL PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN – STOP WEIGHT BIAS
in News Releases on January 12, 2021

Tampa, Fla. – The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) has launched a new national public awareness campaign, titled “Stop Weight Bias” in an effort to raise awareness about the negative impact of weight bias from childhood to adulthood and highlight the areas of life where people affected by obesity face weight bias the most, such as
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