About Nicole Pearce

Director, Operations pearce@obesitynetwork.ca

How to be physically active during the COVID-19 pandemic

2020-04-16T11:39:15+00:00 April 16th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

Updating Canada’s Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) for Managing Pediatric Obesity

2020-04-15T15:51:47+00:00 April 15th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

Student Travel Awards – 8th Annual Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Conference

2020-04-15T13:59:33+00:00 April 15th, 2020|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

That’s a wrap on the National Pedometer Challenge 2020!

2020-04-14T15:15:16+00:00 April 14th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , |

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 Infographic

2020-04-02T11:00:42+00:00 April 2nd, 2020|Categories: covid-19|Tags: |

COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disesase - 2019) is a disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. If you are living with overweight, obesity or diabetes, you are not at increased risk for developing COVID-19 - but you may be at risk for more severe [...]

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