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So far Dipika Parmar has created 11 blog entries.

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 [...]

2022 SQLNM/CMDO Scientific Meeting – Unconventional Complications of Metabolic Syndrome

2022-01-13T14:22:01-05:00January 13th, 2022|

This mainly French event will take place from February 9 to 11, 2022 in a virtual format via the ZOOM web platform. This year's theme: Unconventional Complications of Metabolic Syndrome 33 oral presentations in the field of CMDO (Presentation of students (14) and invited speakers (19)); [...]

Get Connected in 2022

2021-12-17T14:17:34-05:00December 17th, 2021|

Get Connected in 2022 with Obesity Canada by joining us for our monthly webinar series Connected Conversations!  Kick the new year off right by joining hosts Lisa Schaffer and Ian Patton as they dig into the important conversations that need to [...]

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