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Congratulations: 7th Childhood Obesity Conference Student Travel Awards

2018-09-21T14:38:11+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , |

It is our great pleasure to announce the winners of the 7th Childhood Obesity Conference Student Travel Awards. This year's competition was extremely competitive, however only the following applicants have been selected by the committee: Lisa Tang Alexa Ferdinands Megan Lamb Kavitha [...]

Why it is important to implement a sex & gender lens in obesity research

2018-09-18T19:49:33+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , |

Why it is important to implement a sex & gender lens in obesity research Today’s post comes from Amanda Raffoul. Amanda is a PhD Candidate in the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. She is also [...]

Meet the Obesity Canada – Montreal Local Chapter! 

2018-09-18T19:47:08+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , |

Meet the Obesity Canada - Montreal Local Chapter! Angela Alberga Dr. Angela Alberga is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology at Concordia University. Her current research program focuses on understanding how societal, school and other institutional factors influence [...]

6th Canadian Obesity Summit Call for Abstracts and Workshops

2018-09-24T19:39:19+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Obesity Canada is pleased to announce a call for abstracts for the 6th Canadian Obesity Summit in Ottawa, Ontario April 23-26, 2019. Deadline: November 15, 2018 – 11:59 PM PDT Follow these simple steps to submit an abstract: 1) Read all of the information below; [...]

Ask the Expert! Dr. Sean Wharton on Medical Treatment of Obesity

2018-09-17T14:55:55+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

Issue #2: Dr. Sean Wharton on Medical Treatment of Obesity Have a burning question about obesity treatment? Want to know more about how bariatric surgery and medications work, how behavioural interventions can help, or other topics? Click here or send your question to patton@obesitynetwork.ca  [...]

One Size Fits One

2018-09-07T16:22:59+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: |

In mid-December 2017,  I was asked to share my experience to a room full of obesity experts as we worked together to develop much needed new Clinical Practice Guidelines for the treatment and management of obesity in Canada.  It is my hope [...]

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