Take Charge of
Your Health

The OAC’s Your Weight Matters Campaign challenges you to talk to your healthcare provider about your weight and health, while supporting you by providing FREE educational resources to help you in your journey.


Take the first step, take the challenge and take charge of your health!

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The most important reason why weight matters is because of your health. On this website, you will learn more about how your weight and health go hand-in-hand, how your weight affects your health and how to prepare for your conversation about weight
with your healthcare provider.

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Nurse- about the campaign

Today more than 33 percent of Americans are affected by excess weight. The Your Weight Matters Campaign is a national initiative, which encourages each and every American to talk to their healthcare provider about their weight. This national campaign is produced and presented by the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) to assist individuals affected by excess weight and empower them to take charge of their health and have the conversation of weight with their healthcare provider.

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About the Obesity Action Coalition


Understanding your weight and health is part of the journey. Through initiatives like Your Weight Matters, we want to help you better understand why your weight is important and how to reach your health goals.


From the Weight Matters Magazine to our online article library and blog, we have an extensive list of educational resources that you can use to learn about your weight and health.


We want to empower you to use your voice, make a difference and take action through our different resources such as our Action Program and Weight Bias tools.


We want to help you foster meaningful connections through the OAC Community and find the healthcare support you need through our Obesity Care Providers Locator.