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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