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So far Dipika Parmar has created 13 blog entries.

Join the Obesity Canada Team!

2022-11-24T16:43:12-05:00November 24th, 2022|

We are currently seeking a dedicated, hardworking and enthusiastic individual to join our team.  This is an excellent opportunity to work alongside Canada's leading obesity registered charity, made up of healthcare professionals, researchers, policy makers and people living with obesity. [...]

Not Until you Lose Weight! Experiences of weight bias and being denied treatment based on BMI

2022-09-06T17:24:49-04:00July 6th, 2022|

Living with obesity comes with many challenges, from the impact on health to social or environmental limitations. These challenges are hard enough on their own without being made unnecessarily worse from the people and systems that are supposed to help, however [...]

Join the Obesity Canada Team!

2022-05-06T15:23:26-04:00May 6th, 2022|

We are currently seeking dedicated, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals to join our team.  This is an excellent opportunity to work alongside Canada's leading obesity registered charity, made up of healthcare professionals, researchers, policy makers and people with an interest in obesity. [...]

Conversations about children’s weight: Guidance for parents and healthcare providers

2022-01-25T11:37:14-05:00January 25th, 2022|

This post is brought to you by Dr. Amy McPherson, Senior Scientist at the Bloorview Research Institute and Christine Provvidenza, Knowledge Translation Lead at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital.Having conversations about weight and body image can be challenging for children, their families [...]

Obesity Management: Aren’t You Tired of Thinking It All Falls to You?

2022-01-14T15:38:58-05:00January 14th, 2022|

This blog post is brought to you by Sara English, medical student and Dr. Michael Vallis, Psychologist, Dalhousie University, Halifax  Obesity is a complex chronic medical condition, which requires collaborative care with a supportive  healthcare provider to manage. However, treatments often [...]

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