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New Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines Published: Treatment goals are improved health and quality of life, not a number on a scale

2020-08-04T12:37:25-04:00 August 4th, 2020|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines|Tags: , |

EDMONTON, August 4, 2020 – Canadians living with obesity and the healthcare professionals who support them have a new roadmap for quality collaborative care.  More than two years in the making, the Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) provide a [...]

Certified Bariatric Educator and Advancing Obesity Management Program Update

2020-07-14T12:10:21-04:00 July 14th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , |

Effective June 29, 2020, the Certified Bariatric Educator program and the Advanced Obesity Management Program will be CLOSED to new applicants. The examination is being revised and updated to reflect the new recommendations outlined in the Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guideline. We [...]

Weight Bias, Obesity Stigma and COVID-19

2020-05-27T17:53:02-04:00 May 25th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , |

Click here to download the PDF document. The following paper has been prepared by Obesity Canada’s EveryBODY Matters Collaborative: Ximena Ramos Salas, PhD; Sara Kirk, PhD; Angela Alberga, PhD; Mary Forhan, OT/PhD; Shelly Russell-Mayhew, PhD; Erin Cameron, PhD; Sarah Nutter, [...]

Obesity Canada Members Leading an International Study on Awareness, Attitudes, Impacts and Behaviors related to COVID-19: Please complete the Phase 2 survey!

2020-05-13T11:29:27-04:00 May 13th, 2020|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: |

The Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre (www.mbmc-cmcm.ca), along with international team of over 150 researchers from more than 40 countries around the world, are trying to assess the public perceptions, attitudes, concerns, and responses to the various measures put in place to [...]

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