TOS Members React in Force to Support Classification of Obesity As a Disease

TOS members undertook a tremendous team effort to share support for the AMA’s classification of obesity as a disease. See some of the top news coverage below.

 

CNBC Nightly Business Report, Obesity a Disease? June 19

Featuring Ted Kyle, TOS Advocacy Chair

 

CBS News, Obesity a Disease, Says AMA, June 19

Featuring Lou Aronne, TOS Past President

 

HealthDay, U.S. Doctors’ Group Labels Obesity a Disease, June 19

Featuring Ted Kyle, TOS Advocacy Chair

 

ABC News, AMA Declares Obesity a Disease, June 19

Featuring Nikhil Dhurandhar, TOS Vice President

 

Orlando Sentinel, Debate Erupts Over Labeling Obesity as Disease, June 22

Featuring Steve Smith, MD, TOS President-elect

 

The Post & Courier, Local Experts Weigh in on Recognizing Obesity as a “Disease,” June 25

Featuring Pat O’Neil, TOS Immediate Past President

 

New York Times, AMA Recognizes Obesity as a Disease, June 18

Featuring Morgan Downey, TOS Member

 

Philadelphia Inquirer, AMA Officially Recognizes Obesity as a Disease, June 19

Featuring Ted Kyle, TOS Advocacy Chair & Morgan Downey, TOS Member

 

MSN News, Concerns Emerge Over Calling Obesity a Disease, June 20

Featuring Nikhil Dhurandhar, TOS Vice President & Lou Aronne, TOS Past President

 

Wisconsin Reporter, U.S. Government Fights Fat With Cash, But Does it Work? June 20

Featuring Ted Kyle, TOS Advocacy Chair

(Please note: External Links are provided as a courtesy. The Obesity Society is not responsible for the content on sites accessed through external links.)

clinician directory

SECTIONS

obesity links

OW web logo