Part of the ASMBS Foundation’s mission is to increase the public awareness and understanding of obesity. Obesity affects one-third of American adults, are is predicted to increase by 2020. Obesity can also lead to life threatening conditions including diabetes, heart disease, respiratory problems, and event cancer.
Through our various awareness and fundraising programs we work to spread the word about obesity and educate the public of the prevention and treatment options available. Click on one of our programs below for more information on how you can get involved.