Join HealthCentral’s #HealthTipsChat to Kick Off ObesityWeek 2014


    HealthCentral's Obesity #HealthTipsChat tweet chat was a massive success, and one of our best to date. The chat, which helped kick off ObesityWeek2014, gathered almost 200 twitter participants and was full of enganging topics and questions. We saw some great contributions from oranizations such as the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Texas Children's Hospital. 

     Health Expert, Amy Hendel (@HealthGal1103) also participated in the chat, and will be reporting from the ObesityWeek conference, November 2-7, 2014. We also recieved tremedous support from our #LiveBold winners Sarah Barmblette and Gabe Howard.

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    A special thank you to all of our moderators and participants for making this such a success. Be sure to join us again for the Move It Monday chat on November 17th at 2pm ET, to "Get Moving This Holiday Season."

    HealthCentral is pleased to announce we will be hosting an obesity #HealthTipsChat tweet chat on Wednesday, October 29, from 2-3 p.m. Eastern Time.


    The tweet chat will be moderated by Dr. Martin Binks from The Obesity Society and Binks Behavioral Health PLLC. from the handle @ObesitySociety.  Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) will also moderate from the handle @ObesityAction. The tweet chat will kick off ObesityWeek 2014 and the Obesity Action Coalition’s first Your Weight Matters local event.


    ObesityWeek is an annual weeklong conference hosted by The American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and The Obesity Society (TOS). ObesityWeek is an opportunity for experts, doctors, scientists, and advocates to converge and discuss the latest treatments and developments in obesity, as well as raise awareness and educate the public on this condition. This year, ObesityWeek will be held in Boston from November 2-7, 2014. You can learn more about ObesityWeek at


    We will be talking about all things obesity, the latest research, and what to expect at the conference. This is one chat you don’t want to miss! If you have never participated in a HealthCentral tweet chat, use the hashtag #HealthTipsChat throughout the hour, and continually refresh your feed to read the most recent conversations and follow along. Mark your calendars, and join us on October 29! 


    Looking for the RIGHT information on weight and health? The OAC’s Your Weight Matters local event, YWMLocal – Boston 2014, is for ANYONE who has ever been concerned with or struggled with their weight and wants to do something about it – because your health matters! Join this FREE one-day event to learn more about nutrition, fitness, childhood obesity, weight-management strategies, and so much more! This FREE local event features evidence-based information presented by the nation’s leading experts in weight and health. To learn more and register for this FREE event, visit  

Published On: October 16, 2014