Why We Walk

In the United States, more than 93 million individuals are effected by obesity.

The ASMBS Foundation’s Walk from Obesity walkathon aims to raise awareness of this growing epidemic, and the need for increased access to treatment.

Get involved today! Find a Walk in your area, or learn more about hosting a Walk.

Meet Our Walkers

Meet Jane

Jane Sylvestre has been a dietitian for over 25 years, 10 of those specifically dedicated to bariatrics. Currently, Jane works for the Center for Surgical Weight Loss at Care [...]

Meet Abby

In 2018 Abby joined the Chicago, IL Walk from Obesity. Shortly before the Walk, Abby underwent bariatric surgery after feeling like her health was spiraling out of control. “It's [...]

Walk from Obesity Newsletter

Check out some of the top stories for our newsletter with topics including healthy eating, fitness, and much more!