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Obesity Week Student Travel Award Winners

2018-11-14T17:36:10+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , |

Congratulations to Matthew Nelder, Stephanie Nishi, and Zhila Semnami-Azad (left to right), who are the winners of the Obesity Canada Student Travel Award to attend Obesity Week in Nashville, Tennessee. Obesity Week is an interdisciplinary international event which focuses on the science, [...]

Obesity Education Day for Healthcare Providers: Oakville, ON November 10th!

2018-11-14T16:49:03+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , |

It is with great pleasure we invite you to Obesity Education Day, which will focus on the latest research on obesity management and its complications. Guest Speakers: Dr. Sandy Van - CBT for weight management Dr. Sean Wharton - Future of Obesity medicine - [...]

Obesity Canada Public Workshop

2018-11-05T14:59:25+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Categories: OC Events|

Obesity Canada Public Workshop -  Come learn and engage with top experts in weight management from Obesity Canada, Canada’s leading charity dedicated to improving the lives of individuals living with obesity. Topics include: Why is weight loss so hard: what we [...]

The effects of bariatric surgery; Weight loss and beyond

2018-11-01T11:59:51+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , |

Today’s post comes from Kerri Delaney. Kerri is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Health, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at Concordia University. She is also the current Resource Coordinator of the OC-SNP National Executive. Bariatric surgery is an intervention that [...]

Childhood and Adolescent Obesity 2018: Obesity Canada Travel Award Winner

2018-10-29T11:00:51+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Categories: OC News|

Congratulations to Lisa Tang, Alexa Ferninands, Megan Lamb, Kavitha Ramachandran, and Ana Kovacevic on receiving a Student Travel Award to the 7th Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Conference. This year's conference was held in Calgary, Alberta. This conference brings together an interdisciplinary [...]

NRC 2018 Forum: November 15, 2018 Toronto

2018-10-19T09:33:11+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: |

Unpacking Food Literacy: Innovation. Collaboration. Evidence. Action NRC's 2018 Forum is a networking and training event that brings together health professionals, service providers, educators, students, researchers, government decision makers and other food literacy champions. At this one-day event, you will learn [...]

Dois-je parler du poids dans ma pratique? Si oui, comment?

2018-10-10T19:52:04+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , |

Avez-vous de la difficulté à discuter du poids avec vos patients? Aborder la question du poids est souvent très délicat. Plusieurs professionnels de la santé rapportent avoir des difficultés à aborder la question du poids avec leurs patients. Ils rapportent notamment un faible niveau d’aisance et de [...]

The 5As Team Training Workshop: A collaborative approach to obesity prevention and management

2018-10-02T17:58:24+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , |

Following this workshop, learners will be able to: • Identify obesity as a chronic disease • Support patients to understand how their comorbidities and personal context are related to their obesity management • Apply the 5As of Obesity Management in interdisciplinary team [...]

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