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.

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Meet Some of Our Walkers

Walker Spotlight: Deana Sroka

Like many other Walk from Obesity participants, Deana is a weight loss surgery patient. She told us that she decided to have surgery because she was "tired of being sick and tired." Deana was an [...]

Walker Spotlight: Olivia Smith

On a mission to achieve a healthier lifestyle for herself and her daughter Olivia underwent gastric sleeve surgery. She said after surgery "I'm able to do more with my [...]

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Walk from Obesity Newsletter

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


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