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Exploring the Interplay Between Obesity and Vascular Health: Highlights from Vascular Day Sessions

2023-11-01T17:56:44-04:00November 1st, 2023|

Photo: (Left to right) Laurent Biertho, Judy Shiau,Sanjeev Sockalingam, Dayna Lee-Bagley, Michael Hawkins, Ximena Ramos-Salas, Mary Forhan (Missing: Stephen Glazer and Melanie Henderson) The recent Vascular Day sessions hosted by Obesity Canada brought to light the critical relationship between obesity and [...]

2023 Obesity Week

2023-10-13T13:32:39-04:00October 3rd, 2023|

Photo: Obesity Canada booth at 2022 Obesity Week Are you attending Obesity Week in Dallas for Obesity Week October 14-17, 2023 Obesity Canada will be on be hand for Obesity Week, a major scientific conference hosted by The Obesity Society. With [...]

A special thank you!

2023-06-29T15:02:19-04:00June 29th, 2023|

We would like to take a moment to express our heartfelt appreciation to Dr. Mary Forhan for her outstanding contributions as the Scientific Director of Obesity Canada during her two-year term. Throughout her term, Dr. Forhan's leadership and dedication has propelled [...]

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. [...]