Take Charge of
Your Health

Talking to a healthcare provider about your weight is never easy. OAC’s Your Weight Matters Campaign challenges you to talk to your healthcare provider and take charge of your health.


Weight is a difficult topic to talk about. No matter where you are in your health and weight-loss journey, you can get access to valuable resources that can help you understand how weight can impact your health. OAC’s Your Weight Matters Campaign aims to provide you the facts about weight and expand your knowledge on the safe and effective weight-loss options available.

The campaign also CHALLENGES YOU to TALK to YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER. Ready to take your health journey to the next step? By taking the challenge, you get access to FREE resources, such as the Your Weight Matters Toolkit, to help you prepare for that important first conversation with your healthcare provider.

Yes, I’m Taking the Next Step!

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Because Your Weight Matters

You are never alone in your health journey. Discover the many stories of people who struggle managing their weight but are taking action to address their weight and health concerns in order to live a more productive and healthier life.


Weight – Why Does It Matter?

Weight matters to people for many different reasons. The most important reason weight matters is how it affects your health. To better understand the different ways weight impacts your health, you need to understand what weight is and prepare for you conversation of weight with your healthcare provider.

I Want to Learn More About Weight

OAC Cares About You

Obesity Action Coalition founded the Your Weight Matters Campaign because, as a National non-profit organization, it is our mission to help you in your weight and health journey. We are committed to improve the lives and change the world for individuals affected by the disease of obesity. We do this through:

We provide a wealth of educational resources, including Your Weight Matters Magazine, online library and blogs, educational brochures, guides and e-newsletters, as well as through the Annual Your Weight Matters Convention.

We foster meaningful connections through the OAC Community and offer important support through the OAC Obesity Care Provider Locator.

We give a voice to individuals affected by obesity by providing opportunities to take action and get Advocacy Alerts through OAC’s Action Center.


Nurse- about the campaign

Today, the disease of obesity affects more than 93 million Americans, and more than 33 percent of Americans are affected by excess weight. The Your Weight Matters Campaign is a National campaign proudly presented by the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) to assist individuals affected by excess weight with taking charge of their health. Through the Your Weight Matters Campaign, the OAC raises awareness of excess weight and obesity, its impact on health, and encourages all those affected to have the conversation of weight with their healthcare provider.

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