About Nicole Pearce

Director, Professional Education & Engagement pearce@obesitynetwork.ca

How to apply the Canadian Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines to people with type 2 diabetes

2023-03-24T10:12:46-04:00March 24th, 2023|

Written by Dr. Sue Pedersen, MD, FRCPC DABOM and published in Canadian Diabetes & Endocrinology Today: Science for the Real World Approximately 90% of people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) have overweight or obesity. Thus, weight management is a highly relevant [...]

We’re Hiring! Obesity Canada is hiring an Administrative Assistant: Position Filled.

2023-04-19T13:03:44-04:00March 10th, 2023|

This position has been filled. Administrative Assistant Job Type: Full time, 6 months with a possible extension depending on funding Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday Location: Online / Remote  Obesity Canada is Canada’s leading obesity registered charity, made [...]

Publication: Incorporation of patient and family values and preferences for health-related outcomes in paediatric obesity management: A systematic review

2023-02-23T10:28:36-05:00February 23rd, 2023|

Summary Objective: A systematic review of value and preference studies conducted in children and their caregivers related to the estimated benefits and harms of interventions for managing paediatric obesity. Methods: We searched Ovid Medline (1946–2022), Ovid Embase (1974–2022), EBSCO CINAHL (inception to [...]

A call for science – we are all coming together for vascular health: October 25 – 29, 2023!

2023-02-23T11:08:20-05:00February 23rd, 2023|

Join us at this world-class event that incorporates separate concurrent annual conferences (congresses/meetings) from the 7 host organizations under 1 roof:- Canadian Cardiovascular Congress- Diabetes Canada / Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism Conference- Thrombosis Canada Conference- Canadian Venous Thromboembolism Research Network [...]

Coming this October: Vascular 2023

2023-02-13T12:15:08-05:00February 13th, 2023|

Ten years ago, healthcare providers and researchers with diverse backgrounds and specialties came together to develop a better understanding of how we can collectively prevent and treat some of society’s most challenging chronic diseases, including vascular disease. It’s time to come [...]

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