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The purpose of the OAC Image Gallery is to help refocus the perception of obesity and change the perception of individuals affected by this chronic disease.
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So glad to hear obesity being referred to as a disease. My GP agrees with this notion. He told me I'm a sick invidual and obesity is making me sick. It is an illness and it needs to be taken seriously by both the patient and the doctor. 
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The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) pledges to continue to stand up for the more than 93 million Americans with obesity. Now, we need YOU to pledge to stand with us as we fight for a better world for those affected by this disease:

- A world free of weight bias
- A world where individuals are treated with dignity and respect, regardless of their size or weight
- A world where those who are affected by obesity have the right to access safe and effective treatment options

We ask you to please pledge your support of our mission, and let us know that YOU STAND WITH THE OAC. Signing our pledge will be symbolic in commemorating the OAC’s 10 Years, and it will help us build our momentum to continue into the future.
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Why should you attend the 5th Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention? You'll learn the RIGHT information about weight and health, gain a new support system and leave the event feeling inspired!
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Since we first opened our doors 10 years ago, the Obesity Action Coalition has been putting a stop to weight bias and fat-shaming.

Now, we’re proudly launching the Ban the F Word movement to keep-up the great progress we’ve made. Join us in support of our new movement to Ban the F Word, a movement created to end fat-shaming and weight bias. Visit bit.ly/BTFWpetition to learn more and sign the petition.
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Sarah Bramblette is a student in Nova Southeastern University's M.S. in Health Law program. She is living with lipedema and lymphedema, and here she shares her personal journey, and how the Obesity Action Coalition has helped along the way.
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The ONLY National non-profit whose sole focus is helping individuals affected by obesity.
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Founded in 2005, the OAC remains at the forefront of the fight against obesity. From advocating on capitol hill for access to obesity treatments to publishing hundreds of educational resources for individuals affected, the OAC truly represents the voice of all those affected by obesity.

Today, more than 93 million Americans are affected by obesity. The OAC feels it is imperative to raise awareness of the disease of obesity, ensure access to safe and effective treatment options and eradicate the negative bias and stigma associated with it.

If you are affected by obesity or care for individuals affected, we ask that you join the OAC today and help us strengthen our voice. Together we DO make a difference.