Advocacy

  1. December 01, 2023

    Revelation Acquires Prospect Pharmacy's Compounding Business

    Tampa, FL – Revelation Pharma, a national network of compounding pharmacies, specializing in personalized medicine and
    compounding services, announces the successful acquisition of Kentucky’s Prospect Pharmacy's Compounding Book of
    Business. This strategic move reinforces Revelation Pharma's commitment to expanding its reach and enhancing services in the
    compounding pharmacy division.

    The acquisition includes the transfer of all compounding patients and providers previously served by Prospect Pharmacy to one
    of Revelation Pharma's trusted pharmacies, PenCol Specialty Pharmacy. This transition ensures continuity of care and
    uninterrupted access to high-quality compounded medications for all former Prospect Pharmacy customers

    "We are thrilled to welcome former Prospect Pharmacy compounding patients and providers to the PenCol Specialty Pharmacy
    family," stated Shawn Hodges, CEO of Revelation Pharma. "Our continued goal is to provide exceptional

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  2. December 18, 2017

    Adult Obesity Facts

    Obesity is common, serious, and costly

    More than one-third (36.5%) of U.S. adults have obesity. Read CDC National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) data brief
    Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer, some of the leading causes of preventable death. Read guidelines
    The estimated annual medical cost of obesity in the U.S. was $147 billion in 2008 U.S. dollars; the medical costs for people who have obesity were $1,429 higher than those of normal weight. 

    Obesity affects some groups more than others

    Read abstract Journal of American Medicine (JAMA)

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  3. December 18, 2017

    Adult Obesity Prevalence Maps

    Obesity Prevalence in 2016 by Education and Age

    • Obesity decreased by level of education. Adults without a high school degree or equivalent had the highest self-reported obesity (35.5%), followed by high school graduates (32.3%), adults with some college (31.0%), and college graduates (22.2%).
    • Young adults were half as likely to have obesity as middle-aged adults. Adults aged 18-24 had the lowest self-reported obesity (17.3%) compared to adults aged 45-54 years who had the highest prevalence (35.1%).
    • Obesity Prevalence in 2016 Varies Across States and Territories
    • All states had more than 20% of adults with obesity.
    • 20% to less than 25% of adults had obesity in 3 states (Colorado, Hawaii, and Massachusetts) and the District of Columbia.
    • 25% to less than 30% of adults had obesity in 22 states and Guam.
    • 30% to less than 35% of adults had obesity in 20 states, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands.
    • 35% or more adults had obesity
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  4. December 13, 2017

    Fast Five Quiz: Weight Loss

    Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Facilitating Healthy Weight Loss?

    In the wake of the food and drink excesses often tied to the holiday season, weight loss is an extremely popular New Year's resolution. Numerous health conditions are associated with overweight status. However, meaningful and healthy weight loss requires a careful consideration of behavioral changes as well as nutritional intake. Do you know best practices associated with proper strategies? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.

    Take the Quiz

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