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Dois-je parler du poids dans ma pratique? Si oui, comment?

2018-10-10T19:52:04+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , |

Avez-vous de la difficulté à discuter du poids avec vos patients? Aborder la question du poids est souvent très délicat. Plusieurs professionnels de la santé rapportent avoir des difficultés à aborder la question du poids avec leurs patients. Ils rapportent notamment un faible niveau d’aisance et de [...]

The 5As Team Training Workshop: A collaborative approach to obesity prevention and management

2018-10-02T17:58:24+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , |

Following this workshop, learners will be able to: • Identify obesity as a chronic disease • Support patients to understand how their comorbidities and personal context are related to their obesity management • Apply the 5As of Obesity Management in interdisciplinary team [...]

The Fight to End Sizeism: History of the Manitoba Bill to Amend to Human Rights Code

2018-10-01T18:34:24+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , , |

Today’s post is by Lindsey Mazur, Registered Dietitian, master’s student and founder of Manitobans Against Weight Stigma. You can connect with Lindsey on Twitter at @HAESRD.   Sizeism, or discrimination based on physical size and weight, is a human rights issue with [...]

The Right to Be Treated: Overcoming Bias & Discrimination in Obesity Care

2018-10-01T17:52:21+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , |

Please join Obesity Canada in Winnipeg on October 15 as they host Drs. Arya Sharma, Mary Forhan and Ian Patton. Monday, October 15, 2018 6:30-8:30 CDT Canadian Museum for Human Rights 85 Israel Asper Way RSVP is required for this event. 

Congratulations: 7th Childhood Obesity Conference Student Travel Awards

2018-10-03T14:30:45+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , |

It is our great pleasure to announce the winners of the 7th Childhood Obesity Conference Student Travel Awards. This year's competition was extremely competitive, however only the following applicants have been selected by the committee: Lisa Tang Alexa Ferdinands Megan Lamb Kavitha [...]

Why it is important to implement a sex & gender lens in obesity research

2018-09-18T19:49:33+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , |

Why it is important to implement a sex & gender lens in obesity research Today’s post comes from Amanda Raffoul. Amanda is a PhD Candidate in the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. She is also [...]

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