Update on New Pediatric Obesity Guidelines

2021-04-08T19:02:13-04:00 April 3rd, 2021|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines, CPG Pediatrics, OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Work continues on updating clinical practice guideline for managing pediatric obesity in Canada. To inform the guideline, we're carrying out five literature reviews on topics related to the effectiveness of obesity management using interventions that focus on (1) behavioural, (2) pharmacotherapeutic, and (3) [...]

Webinar Series – Adult Obesity Guidelines: What’s New?

2021-03-15T09:16:15-04:00 September 28th, 2020|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines|Tags: , |

Miss the live presentation? Purchase the recording here! Adult Obesity Guidelines Webinar Series Obesity Canada, the University of Alberta’s Office of Lifelong Learning and the authors of the new Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines launched on August 11, [...]

Obesity Canada participates in the European/International Congress on Obesity scheduled for September 1-4, 2020

2020-08-31T12:53:26-04:00 August 31st, 2020|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines|Tags: , , , , , , |

On September 1, 2020 between 16:15 and 17:45 PM Central European Time, Dr. Mary Forhan and Dr. Ximena Ramos Salas will be participating in the Obesity Stigma Workshop hosted in collaboration with the European Association for the Study of Obesity, the [...]

New Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines: Why and how we did them and what’s new?

2020-08-20T14:54:44-04:00 August 20th, 2020|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines|Tags: , , |

Today's post comes from Ximena Ramos Salas, PhD, who is the Director of Research & Policy with Obesity Canada.  Many people have asked why we decided to update the Canadian clinical practice guidelines for the management of obesity in adults.  To [...]

New Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines Published: Treatment goals are improved health and quality of life, not a number on a scale

2020-08-04T12:37:25-04:00 August 4th, 2020|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines|Tags: , |

EDMONTON, August 4, 2020 – Canadians living with obesity and the healthcare professionals who support them have a new roadmap for quality collaborative care.  More than two years in the making, the Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) provide a [...]

Join Our Online Communities

2020-09-01T08:56:23-04:00 August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines, OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Healthcare professionals and people living with obesity can connect with peers to learn and share via Obesity Canada's new online community hubs.  OC Connect is a Mighty Networks community for anyone affected by obesity to meet and discuss their experience, ask questions [...]

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 [...]

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