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October 16, 2019


ObesityHelp is an organization that supports people living with and affected by obesity. It offers a community environment where people can discuss how having obesity or living with someone with obesity changes their lives. It can also serve as a joint motivational effort for people attempting to overcome obesity through weight loss surgery, diet, exercise, or any combination of the three. ObesityHelp’s community, resources, and conference information can be useful tools for many visitors to the website. 



ObesityHealth strongly promotes the community aspect of the organization. The ‘Community’ tab lists multiple benefits for members and visitors of the site. Before or after someone becomes a member they can look up other members using a search feature. They can hear the stories of others and find support groups in this section. The community section includes:

  • Member Search
  • Before & After Photos
  • Photo Gallery
  • Recent & Upcoming Surgery Dates
  • Weight Loss Surgery Anniversaries
  • Community Goals
  • Online Support Groups
  • Weight Loss Surgery (WLS) Stories
  • WLS Questions & Answers



The resources section on ObesityHelp’s website can be used as education from the many tools and articles provided. One can even get familiar with the language discussed in the message boards in this section. The resources listed are:

  • About Obesity
  • About Weight Loss Surgery
  • Medical Necessity
  • Medications After Bariatric Surgery
  • Message Board Lingo
  • Latest Articles
  • Post Operation Planner
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator



ObesityHelp holds a national conference every year. Currently, the website has information on the upcoming 2019 conference. It will take place on October through October 5th, 2019 in Anaheim, California. Those interested can find the answers to many of their questions including:

  • Conference Home
  • Agenda
  • Speakers
  • Hotel Info
  • Clothing Exchange
  • Meet & Greet Costume Party
  • Fashion Show
  • FAQ
  • Sponsors & Exhibitors
  • Plastic Surgery Consultations
  • ObesityHelp National Conference Gallery


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