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Community Engaged Learning in Obesity for Medical Students

2022-04-14T11:06:42-04:00April 14th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

When we published our second Report Card on Access to Obesity Treatment back in 2019, one of the findings highlighted a significant issue in obesity management that has been echoed by our community members over and over. That is, the severe lack [...]

World Obesity Day March 4, 2022

2022-03-01T11:30:12-05:00March 3rd, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

March 4 is World Obesity Day. For the past few years, all of the major global obesity organizations including World Obesity Federation, European Association for the Study of Obesity, The Obesity Society, Global Obesity Patient Alliance, Obesity Action Coalition, Obesity Canada [...]

Semaglutide Approved in Canada: It’s Time to Change the Game

2022-04-08T13:58:10-04:00November 29th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , |

by Ian Patton, PhD, Director of Advocacy and Public Engagement, Obesity Canada After a long anticipated wait, the day has come where Health Canada has approved a new treatment option for the management of obesity in the form of the medication [...]

International Scientific Cooperation to Improve Obesity Care

2021-12-03T12:21:28-05:00November 25th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By Ximena Ramos Salas, Director of Research & Policy & Miguel Alejandro Saquimux Contreras, Research Assistant, Obesity Canada In January 2021, Obesity Canada launched a pilot project to create a process for adapting and implementing the Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice [...]

Canadian Adult Obesity Guidelines Take the World Stage

2021-09-08T12:19:59-04:00September 8th, 2021|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines, OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Obesity Canada pilot project will adapt ground-breaking CPGs for use in Chile and Ireland in 2021, with more countries on board in 2022 Canada’s sweeping new clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for treating obesity in adults may soon become the foundation for [...]

Update on New Pediatric Obesity Guidelines

2021-04-08T19:02:13-04:00April 3rd, 2021|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines, CPG Pediatrics, OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Work continues on updating clinical practice guideline for managing pediatric obesity in Canada. To inform the guideline, we're carrying out five literature reviews on topics related to the effectiveness of obesity management using interventions that focus on (1) behavioural, (2) pharmacotherapeutic, and (3) [...]

Don’t Put Your Health on Hold/Ne mettez pas votre santé sur pause

2021-04-06T09:34:33-04:00April 2nd, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Almost four in 10 Canadians (38%) surveyed, who have been clinically diagnosed with a chronic disease, say they are avoiding the health care system altogether during the pandemic. Don’t put your health on hold – Canadians are encouraged to engage healthcare [...]

Three Easy Ways to Join Obesity Canada in Supporting Obesity Care Week 2021!

2021-02-11T11:23:23-05:00February 25th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Three Easy Ways to Join Obesity Canada in Supporting Obesity Care Week 2021! Obesity Care Week (OCW) is an annual awareness week dedicated to raise awareness, educate and advocate for a better world for people living with obesity. Obesity Care Week [...]

Join Us in Supporting Obesity Care Week 2021!

2021-02-11T11:18:33-05:00February 11th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mark Your Calendars! Obesity Care Week, organized by our partners at the Obesity Action Coalition,  is set for February 28th – March 6th, 2021 and each day is dedicated to a specific topic to highlight issues impacting people with obesity: February [...]

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