Today’s post comes from Audrey St-Laurent. Audrey is a PhD student in the department of kinesiology at Laval University of Quebec City. She is also the communications director of the OC-SNP National Executive. Are you in self-quarantine without any symptoms or [...]
Many adults living with obesity and knee arthritis are told by health professionals to lose weight to help their knee pain. However this recommendation is simplistic, leaving many patients frustrated and with limited or no access to effective and ongoing weight-management [...]
More than 10 years have passed since the first Canadian Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) for obesity management were published, which included guidelines for both adults and pediatric. We believe there is a need to update the CPGs to ensure they [...]
This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 8th conference will focus on a range of topics that impact the prevention and treatment of obesity beyond the clinic setting, considering [...]
Today’s post comes from Dr. Kristen Reilly. Kristen’s doctoral thesis focuses on parents as agents of change in the treatment of childhood obesity and promotion of children’s health behaviours. She is currently a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Geography [...]
COVID-19 Prompts Changes for Upcoming Exam In response to COVID-19 concerns, the American Board of Obesity Medicine is adjusting its requirements for the 2021 test cycle to ensure that physicians may still apply to sit for the 2021 certification exam. For the 2021 [...]
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Today's blog comes from Dr. Sue Pedersen. Dr. Pedersen is a medical doctor, specialist in Endocrinology & Metabolism, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine in Calgary, Alberta. As blogged last week, obesity is emerging as a risk [...]