Obesity Care Continuum (OCC) Exhibits at Weight of the Nation Conference - May 7-9, the OAC exhibited with the Obesity Care Continuum (OCC) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Weight of the Nation Conference, held in Washington, DC.
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Early-bird Pricing Still Available for Your Weight Matters National Convention - There is still time to take advantage of early-bird pricing for the OAC's Inaugural Your Weight Matters National Convention! Register before August 31 to save 25 percent on Full Convention Registration. For more information, please click here.>>>
OAC and Obesity PPM Webinar #3 Now Available for Download - The OAC and Obesity PPM hosted webinar #3 in our series on the complexity of obesity, "Obesity & Health Policy," on Thursday, May 24. If you were unable to attend this webinar, it is now available for full download from the OAC's Web site! You can download it now by clicking here.>>>
Webinar #4, "Obesity, Hormones & Metabolism: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know but were Afraid to Ask," is set to take place Thursday, July 19 at 8pm EST. You can register to attend this FREE webinar now by clicking here.>>>
Please note: If you registered for Webinar #2 or #3, you DO NOT need to register for the remaining webinars.
Most Recent "Bias Busters" Issue Needs Your Immediate Attention - The most recent "Bias Busters" issue that needs your attention is the use of stigmatizing images of individuals affected by obesity in the media. The best way to put an end to the use of these images is to contact the publications that use stigmatizing images by writing a letter to the editor.
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OAC Welcomes Three New Chairman’s Council Members and Thanks those that Recently Renewed - This month, the OAC welcomes three new additions to the Chairman’s Council – Elkhart Clinic, ReShape Medical and St. Vincent Bariatric Center of Excellence. We are excited to add this many new corporate members just within the past month.
This month, we also want to thank two current Chairman’s Council Members for renewing their membership at the highest level. Enteromedics is a medical device company and has supported the OAC for the past four years. We appreciate their continued support and commitment to advancing treatments and the cause of obesity. We also recognize the National Association of Bariatric Nurses (NABN) who has also been a long-time supporter of the OAC. NABN is a great ally to have in the fight against obesity and we are grateful for their support at the highest level.
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