Register Now for Our Public Conference: Connected 2021

2021-08-26T10:15:13-04:00 August 26th, 2021|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , |

Are you tired of the never ending bombardment of shady diet culture misinformation? Are you interested in learning the truth about obesity, how it is a complex, chronic disease and what we really know about effective, evidence-based treatment and management? Are [...]

Reasons to attend the 2021 Obesity Canada Summit

2021-04-01T13:40:37-04:00 March 29th, 2021|Categories: cos7, OC Events, Research|Tags: , , , |

Today’s post comes from Kerri Delaney. Kerri is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology at Concordia University. She is also the current Special Events Coordinator of the OC-SNP National Executive. The Obesity Canada Summit is [...]

Webinar Series: Adult Obesity Guidelines: What’s New? Part 1

2020-09-03T13:55:38-04:00 July 23rd, 2020|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines, OC Events, OC News, OC Online CE|Tags: , , , , , , |

Registration is still available for this webinar series! If you are registering after the start date of the series, a link to the recording's will be emailed to you. Register for the Tuesday sessions Register for the Thursday sessions [...]

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

2020-04-15T13:59:33-04:00 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 [...]

CANCELLED: Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM)

2020-03-18T15:58:14-04:00 March 18th, 2020|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , , , , |

Obesity Canada (OC) supports widespread efforts to maintain social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have indefinitely cancelled all travel and in-person meetings for our staff and volunteers, and staff are being supported to work from home. Uncertainty about when the [...]

COVID-19 and the Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM) 2020 planning continues…

2020-03-12T11:43:34-04:00 March 11th, 2020|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Obesity Canada and the York University local organizing committee is continuing preparations for the COSM 2020 Toronto, ON conference 17th-19th of June, 2020 and have no immediate plans to cancel or postpone the event. We will continue to monitor the situation [...]

CANCELLED: Edmonton Event; April 25, 2020 – The 5As Team approach to helping your patients living with obesity

2020-03-16T10:33:23-04:00 March 5th, 2020|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , , |

Due to the recommendations surrounding COVID19, this event will be cancelled. Our Challenge: Over 14 million Canadians live with obesity, a major driver for chronic diseases. Managing obesity is hampered by misinformation about its complexity and chronicity, which results in unrealistic expectations [...]

2019-07-22T16:29:18-04:00 July 22nd, 2019|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , |

REGISTER HERE Overview Do you deliver primary care to patients living with obesity? 6 million Canadians are living with obesity, yet many healthcare professionals feel uncomfortable managing this chronic condition. During this SCOPE-accredited program leaders from our own professional communities [...]

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