weight management

Jessi Mcdonald

Thanks to TikTok, I Was Able to Afford the Anti-Obesity Medication That Changed My Life

I’m grateful for the online discount that helped me get the treatment I needed

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Anti-Obesity Medications Are All the Buzz

Everyone — including Oprah — is talking about weight loss drugs. Here’s what you need to know.

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How to Support a Loved One Living with Obesity

Learn about the different ways you can support someone living with obesity

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The Rise of Obesity Among Latinx People

Obesity disproportionately affects the Latinx community and the reasons go beyond lifestyle choices

Living With Obesity as You Age

Living with Obesity as You Age

Obesity can worsen the effects of aging. Learn how physical changes and life events in our 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s can affect weight gain, and the impact of obesity at each age

Obesity Throughout Different Life Stages

Obesity Throughout Different Life Stages

Learn how living with obesity can amplify the effects of aging

The Risks of Obesity During and After Pregnancy

The Risks of Obesity During and After Pregnancy

Obesity and excess weight can increase the risk of complications during pregnancy for both parent and child — and for people of color, the stakes are the highest

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New Anti-Obesity Medications Are More Effective with Fewer Side Effects

New meds for managing obesity offer more choices and fewer side effects than ever before

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Changing How We Talk About Obesity — A Conversation with Dr. Sowa

People who are living with obesity can benefit from open, honest and non-judgmental conversations about weight

Obesity Is a Complex Disease With a Variety of Treatments

Obesity Is a Complex Disease With a Variety of Treatments

Different people need different approaches when it comes to treating obesity. Find out what options exist.

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You Snooze, You Lose? Sufficient Sleep Could Be Key to a Healthy Weight

A new study found that people who are overweight and optimize their sleep consume nearly 300 fewer calories the next day

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Want Fries — or Feelings — With That?

The road from obesity to a healthy weight isn’t all about the diet. Gabrielle Blawas found she was eating her feelings in her secretive fast-food binges.

Amber Huett-Garcia

I Fought Generational Obesity by Creating My Own Road Map to a Healthier, Happier Life

After being bullied by doctors my entire life, I finally got the courage to advocate for my health

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Obesity and Other Health Conditions

Having obesity can put you at risk for developing other serious health conditions

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Celebrating Every Body Requires Access to the Best Weight-Management Care

Women need better access to FDA-approved obesity medications

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How Women of All Ages Can Prevent Osteoporosis

Tips for keeping your bones healthy and strong

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Obesity Is a Disease That Can Be Managed in Many Ways

Find out more about obesity and how it can be treated

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BMI Calculator

Knowing your BMI can help you understand their overall health. Use the BMI calculator below to determine your body mass index by inputting your height and weight.

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Heart Disease Is the Number One Cause of Death for Women

But too many women don't realize they could be at risk

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8 Ways to Manage Body Image Anxiety After Lockdown

Engaging with people who accept and appreciate your body as it is can help you feel more at peace with how you look

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Weight Stigma Is a Burden Around the World – and Has Negative Consequences Everywhere

Weight stigma occurs in many developed countries, not just the U.S. and often has devastating consequences