OAC and Obesity PPM Announce Next Webinar in Educational Series - The OAC and Obesity PPM are excited to announce the second webinar in our educational series on the complexity of obesity, "Obesity & Addiction." This webinar is set to take place on March 29, at 8 pm EST.
You can register to attend this webinar by clicking here.>>>
OAC Sends Sign-on Letter to "Strong4Life" Campaign - Earlier this week, the OAC issued a sign-on letter to the "Strong4Life" campaign expressing our concern about their stigmatizing childhood obesity campaign in Georgia.
You can view this letter and the list of organizations that signed-on in support by clicking here.>>>
OAC Board Members Featured in New Free Patient Guidebook and DVD on Weight-loss Options - The American College of Physicians Foundation released a new patient guidebook and DVD, "Live Healthier - Weight Loss Options for Treating Obesity." These educational pieces discuss the causes of obesity, offer nutrition and fitness tips, as well as discusses obesity treatments such as medicines available and surgical options for severe obesity. It features current OAC Board Member Robert Kushner, MD, and founding Board Members Robin Blackstone, MD, and Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP.
This new free patient guidebook and DVD are available by clicking here.>>>
"Bias Busters" Update: Half-way to our Goal - Last month, we alerted you to the issue of "obesity hate" pages on Facebook and asked you to sign-on to the "Bias Busters" petition to Facebook. To date, we are half-way to our goal of 1,000 signatures.
We need your help to reach our goal! Please consider signing-on to the "Bias Busters" petition to Facebook by clicking here.>>>
OAC Welcomes Wellesse as its Newest Chairman’s Council Member -
This month, the OAC is proud to welcome Wellesse Premium Liquid Supplements as its newest Chairman’s Council Member. Wellesse is a company that manufacturers nutritional supplements, specializing in liquid dietary supplements. Recently they conducted a promotional campaign where they donated $.25 for every “like” they received on their company Facebook page. Wellesse received a tremendous response from this campaign, resulting in their joining the OAC Chairman’s Council at the $1,000 level. To learn more about Wellesse, please click here.>>>
The OAC welcomes companies and organizations to partner with the OAC on awareness and promotional initiatives. This is a great way for your company or organization to get involved at the Chairman’s Council level. To learn more about the OAC Chairman’s Council and the number of valuable benefits you will receive, please click here.>>>