Research. Education. Action.

We are the leading scientific membership organization advancing the science-based understanding of the causes, consequences, prevention and treatment of obesity in order to improve the lives of those affected.

The Obesity Society is a scientific membership organization. We are dedicated to improving people’s lives by advancing the science-based understanding of the causes, consequences, prevention and treatment of obesity.
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Research. Education. Action.

We are the leading scientific membership organization advancing the science-based understanding of the causes, consequences, prevention and treatment of obesity in order to improve the lives of those affected.

The Obesity Society is a scientific membership organization. We are dedicated to improving people’s lives by advancing the science-based understanding of the causes, consequences, prevention and treatment of obesity.
Access Journal

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November 1-5, 2021

COVID-19 & Obesity

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Supporting Interactions

The Obesity Society works with professionals and various audiences on:

  • Valuable conferences and educational opportunities, including early-career professional development and achievement programs
  • Informative professional/academic and popular publications
  • Essential financial development and support

Partnerships and Collaborations

NORC (Nutrition Obesity Research Centers)
www.norccentral.org

Funded by NIH (National Institutes of Health)

Increasing Impact

The Obesity Society also helps leaders, investigators and innovators to:

  • Launch and promote needed public health initiatives
  • Translate basic science and clinical trial results into real-world interventions
  • Expand the boundaries of scientific exploration
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Getting Connected

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Getting Connected

The Obesity Society connects with experts, government/non-government organizations and the public to:

  • Develop, influence and promote vital policies and public positions
  • Create and implement guidelines and cross-discipline learning, sharing and action that advances healthy behaviors
  • Reduce obesity-related bias

Supporting Interactions

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Supporting Interactions

The Obesity Society works with professionals and various audiences on:

  • Valuable conferences and educational opportunities, including early-career professional development and achievement programs
  • Informative professional/academic and popular publications
  • Essential financial development and support

Increasing Impact

Learn more

Increasing Impact

The Obesity Society also helps leaders, investigators and innovators to:

  • Launch and promote needed public health initiatives
  • Translate basic science and clinical trial results into real-world interventions
  • Expand the boundaries of scientific exploration
Contact us for more information

News You Can Use

Study Examines Association Between Lifestyle Patterns and BMI in Early Childhood

Results support obesity prevention efforts early in life

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Self-Monitoring Using Digital Health Tools is Associated with Weight Loss

A systematic review of multiple randomized controlled studies among adults with overweight or obesity showed that greater engagement in self-monitoring…

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Group Weight Loss Program in Rural Areas Helped Tackle Obesity

Peer support likely played a role

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‘A Game Changer’: Drug Brings Weight Loss in Patients With Obesity

In a clinical trial, participants taking semaglutide lost 15 percent of their body weight, on average.

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RESEARCH GRANTS

Promoting and rewarding new ideas in obesity research.

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AWARDS

Recognizing excellence in research, clinical practice, mentoring, and public service.

HONOREES
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INFORMATION FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS & PATIENTS

Patient Information Pages

RESOURCES YOU CAN USE

RESEARCH & CLINICAL RESOURCES

Supplying the latest news about the entire obesity field.

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