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Register now for the Spring Fling May 29-31, 2020; Toronto, ON

2020-03-03T10:36:53+00:00 March 4th, 2020|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , |

Obesity Canada is pleased to announce that we have partnered with the Central Ontario WLS, a well-established support group and patient conference for bariatric patients in Ontario to support the Spring Fling.  The conference, which takes place from May 29-31, 2020 [...]

Practical Approaches to Obesity Management – Queen’s University Research Team Shines Light on CPD about Obesity 

2020-03-02T14:07:03+00:00 March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: , , |

Members of the research team pictured: Dr. Boris Zevin, Dr. Nancy Dalgarno, Dr. David Barber, Ms. Rachael Morkem, Ms. Mary Martin   Members of the research team not pictured: Dr. Robyn Houlden, Mr. Eleftherios Soleas, Dr. Richard van Wylick, Ms. Lynn Roberts  [...]

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 [...]

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