About Nicole Pearce

Director, Professional Education & Engagement pearce@obesitynetwork.ca

Closed: Study participants needed: Investigating perspectives of maternal healthcare providers caring for patients who have obesity

2022-07-13T10:11:10-04:00June 14th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

You are invited to participate in this study as you are currently a practicing or in training Canadian maternal healthcare provider. The primary purpose of this study is to learn about the attitudes and opinions that practicing and in-training maternal [...]

Published: Pediatric Obesity

2022-06-06T13:45:37-04:00June 6th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , |

Summary Objective To assess stakeholder ratings of health indicators and subgroup analyses in systematic reviews used to update the Canadian Clinical Practice Guideline for Managing Paediatric Obesity. Methods Stakeholders (caregivers of children with obesity and Clinical Practice Guideline Steering Committee members) completed [...]

Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines Adapted for Use in Chile, Ireland

2022-05-26T11:19:48-04:00May 26th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , |

As Obesity Canada (OC) continues to work to make the Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) the standard of care in this country, efforts in Chile and Ireland to translate the CPGs are nearing completion.  Teams from all three countries [...]

Congratulations Certified Bariatric Educators!

2022-05-24T14:22:05-04:00May 24th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Congratuations to the newest Certified Bariatric Educators! The Certified Bariatric Educator (CBE®) is a designated credential signifying advanced knowledge in the management of obesity awarded by Obesity Canada. The Certified Bariatric Educator exam is open globally with designations being available in [...]

Obesity Canada Professional Education Platform Launch

2022-03-28T11:45:06-04:00March 28th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Obesity Canada is pleased to announce the launch of our new professional education platform. Obesity Canada is a leader in providing practice-changing continuing education on obesity care for healthcare professionals. Our new learning pathway has been developed to help family and [...]

Join a Study: Assessing the relationship between gestational weight gain and internalized weight bias in pregnant women.

2022-03-01T11:51:47-05:00February 18th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Today's blog post is brought to you by Jacklyn Stewart, medical student, and Helena Piccinini-Vallis, MD PhD CCFP FCFP, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS. Those living with obesity commonly face stigmatization and pressures to lose weight, which can lead to adverse psychological [...]

An update on the pediatric clinical practice guidelines

2022-03-09T09:08:25-05:00February 17th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , |

Updating the Canadian CPGs for Managaing Pediatric Obesity: A Protocol Work continues on updating the Canadian Clinical Practice Guideline for Managing Pediatric Obesity. Over the past several months, activities have included: Completing 5 literature reviews (4 systematic reviews and meta-analyses [...]

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