OC-Gatineau-Ottawa event: Should we recommend patients to target the healthy weight category?

2019-06-07T19:03:34+00:00 June 7th, 2019|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , |

Obesity Canada's local Gatineau-Ottawa chapter held an event on May 31, 2019 at the LEAF Weight Management Clinic. Dr. Jo-Anne Gilbert was the invited keynote speaker for this evening event. Dr. Jo-Anne Gilbert has a PhD in kinesiology. She specializes in [...]

Obesity Canada Local Chapters

2019-05-28T12:22:09+00:00 May 27th, 2019|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Obesity Canada has local chapters across the country. Get involved! With over 30,000 members nationwide, Obesity Canada is the largest organization of obesity professionals in the world. As the network spans such a large and diverse geography, there is a need [...]

Obesity Canada – Calgary 3rd Annual Research Showcase: August 16, 2019

2019-05-13T17:37:05+00:00 May 13th, 2019|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , |

Obesity Canada’s Calgary Chapter hosts an annual Research Showcase to highlight innovative local research about obesity. This year’s Showcase will have a special focus on recent obesity-related policy changes. After a multiyear collaborative process, the Government of Canada has unveiled the [...]

Summary of OC-GTA Effective Behavioural Interventions Event!

2019-05-13T12:40:30+00:00 May 13th, 2019|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , |

Toronto, ON — On March 19th 2019, the OC GTA Chapter jointly held a networking and educational event with LIVE WELL Exercise Clinic to explore the behavioural strategies most likely to be associated with sustained weight control. Aptly titled Effective Behavioural [...]

OC-GTA Event Summary – Effective Behavioural Change March 2019

2019-04-04T10:18:10+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , |

On March 19th 2019, the OC GTA Chapter jointly held a networking and educational event with LIVE WELL Exercise Clinic to explore the behavioural strategies most likely to be associated with sustained weight control. Aptly titled Effective Behavioural Interventions, the event featured three [...]

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 [...]

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