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Pseudotumeur cérébrale: la maladie invisible qui m’a presque rendu aveugle

2020-02-10T10:57:28+00:00 February 10th, 2020|Categories: SNP|

L’article de blogue d’aujourd’hui à été rédigé par Victoria Tokarz. Victoria est une étudiante au doctorat dans le département de physiologie à l’Université de Toronto. Elle est également la coordinatrice des finances du comité exécutif national d’OC-ENP. « Vous allez devenir [...]

Pseudotumor Cerebri: The Invisible Illness that Almost Made Me Go Blind

2020-02-10T10:48:27+00:00 February 10th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , |

Today’s post comes from Victoria Tokarz. Victoria is a PhD candidate in the Department of Physiology at the University of Toronto. She is also the current Financial Director of the OC-SNP National Executive “You’re going to go blind,” explained the on-call [...]

How to Grow Personally and Professionally Through Mentorship

2020-02-10T10:26:34+00:00 February 7th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , |

Today’s post comes from Joyla Furlano. Joyla is a 3rd year PhD Candidate in Neuroscience at Western University (London, Ontario). She is also the current Chapter Representative of the OC-SNP National Executive. Mentorship occurs when a more experienced or knowledgeable person [...]

Toronto: The High-Risk Patient, with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

2020-02-07T10:46:59+00:00 February 7th, 2020|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , |

Join the Obesity Canada GTA Chapter (OC-GTA) for a fascinating look at the correlation between fatty liver and obesity – and how to diagnose and manage patients who develop NAFLD and NASH.  Hear from a patient who experienced significant liver damage [...]

8th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity; November 2-4 2020

2020-01-24T10:06:17+00:00 January 24th, 2020|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: , , , |

This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of prevention and management of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 8th Conference will focus on connecting research, policy and practice to enhance effective interventions targeting multiple populations and settings. [...]

Why are there higher rates of Obesity in Children with ASD?

2020-01-22T14:25:56+00:00 January 22nd, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , |

Today’s post comes from Khushmol Dhaliwal. Khushmol is a graduate student in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. She is also the current Recruitment Director of the OC-SNP National Executive. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is among the most [...]

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