Press Releases

National Obesity Care Week’s (NOCW) Bariatric Surgery Day Helps Individuals Throughout the U.S. Gain Access to Obesity Treatment

Washington, DC – National Obesity Care Week (NOCW) is proud to announce that through a collaboration with Ethicon*, part of Johnson & Johnson** Medical Device Companies and Leavitt Risk Partners (LRP) a total of eight patients in need throughout the U.S. will receive the life changing treatment of bariatric surgery at no…...

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Obesity Uncovered: How Well do North Americans Understand Their Health Insurance? Survey Finds Americans, Canadians Confused About What’s Available and Covered

Washington, DC – For a long time now, Canadians have taken pride in their system of universal healthcare. In the U.S., more people than ever before now have health insurance, but a new study presented today at ObesityWeek 2017 shows that one thing hasn’t improved in either country. Access to medical care…...

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The 3rd Annual National Obesity Care Week (NOCW) Kicks Off With a Vision to Change the Way We Care About the Disease of Obesity

Tampa, Fla. – October 29th marks the beginning of National Obesity Care Week (NOCW), a national campaign aimed to change the way we care about obesity by creating a society that understands, respects and accepts the complexities of obesity and values science-based care. Today, more than 90 million adult Americans are affected by…...

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