Obesity Empowerment Network UK is a non-profit, user led, advocacy organisation, dedicated to empowering people affected by obesity by giving them a public voice.

Our mission is to improve access to healthcare for individuals with obesity, to increase awareness that obesity is a chronic serious medical condition, to advocate for a nationwide obesity prevention and treatment strategies and fight to eliminate weight-bias and discrimination.


What is obesity and how is it treated?

“Obesity is a real medical condition that can be effectively treated.  Very few people understand what that means. This video is my humble and simplified effort to help individuals and healthcare practitioners understand what Obesity is and how it is treated.”

Dr David Macklin is Director of Medcan Weight Management Program and Weight Management at Mount Sinai Hospital BMI Clinic. He is also Lecturer at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine.