The organizations listed below can connect you with self-help, advocacy, and support groups whose members share your issues and concerns about obesity.
The obesity-related groups listed below are independently operated and not managed by Novo Nordisk. Novo Nordisk assumes no responsibility for any information they may provide.
A professional community of physicians specializing in
endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism, and committed to enhancing
the ability of its members to provide the highest quality of patient
A professional society that aims to advance the art and science of
metabolic and bariatric surgery by continually improving the quality,
safety, and treatment modalities for individuals affected by the
disease of obesity and its related comorbid illnesses. The society's
membership includes physicians actively involved in weight-loss
surgery, including doctors, surgeons, and integrated health
professionals such as nurses, dietitians, and clinical managers.
An international society devoted to research on hormones and the
clinical practice of endocrinology. Members of TES represent the full
range of disciplines associated with endocrinologists: clinicians,
researchers, educators, fellows and students, industry professionals,
and health professionals who are involved in endocrinology. These
professionals are dedicated to the research and treatment of the full
range of endocrine disorders: diabetes, reproduction, infertility,
osteoporosis, thyroid disease, obesity/lipids, growth hormone,
pituitary tumors, and adrenal insufficiency.
A more than 52,000 member-strong 501(c)(3) national nonprofit
organization dedicated to giving a voice to the individual affected by
the disease of obesity and helping individuals along their journey
toward better health through education, advocacy, and support. The
core focuses of the OAC are to raise awareness and improve access to
the prevention and treatment of obesity, provide evidence-based
education on obesity and its treatments, fight to eliminate weight
bias and discrimination, elevate the conversation of weight and its
impact on health, and offer a community of support for the individual
A leading association for physicians and health care professionals
dedicated to preventing, treating, and reversing the disease of
obesity. OMA members use a comprehensive, scientific, individualized
approach that encompasses 4 pillars: nutrition, physical activity,
behavior, and medication.
A leading professional society for clinicians, researchers, and
academics working to treat and prevent the disease of obesity. The
Society’s focus is to advance the science-based understanding of the
causes, consequences, prevention, and treatment of obesity. A variety
of professionals are members of TOS, from basic scientists to
weight-loss physicians to industry researchers.
A charitable organization developed to raise funds for clinical
research about the treatment of obesity and to increase awareness and
understanding about the complexities of this chronic disease
A collaboration of consumer, provider, government, labor, business,
health insurer, and quality-of-care organizations united to drive
innovative and practical strategies that combat obesity.
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