Staying connected from a (social) distance: Researchers at Western University are exploring young people’s views of social connectedness, physical distancing, social media use, and wellbeing during COVID-19

2020-09-01T16:09:20-04:00 September 1st, 2020|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: , , , |

We all have a need to feel connected with others. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, people around the world have been asked to engage in and abide by public health measures, such as physical distancing, to control and reduce the spread of [...]

ASCEND Global Obesity Training Centre Programme – Stage 1 Application

2020-09-01T12:37:46-04:00 September 1st, 2020|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: |

The Academy for Science and Continuing Education in Diabetes and Obesity (ASCEND) is a CME-accredited programme designed to improve the care of people with diabetes and obesity worldwide. Led by an international faculty, ASCEND provides practical, independent content about diabetes and weight management [...]

Obesity Canada Members Leading an International Study on Awareness, Attitudes, Impacts and Behaviors related to COVID-19: Please complete the Phase 2 survey!

2020-05-13T11:29:27-04:00 May 13th, 2020|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: |

The Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre (www.mbmc-cmcm.ca), along with international team of over 150 researchers from more than 40 countries around the world, are trying to assess the public perceptions, attitudes, concerns, and responses to the various measures put in place to [...]

Practical Approaches to Obesity Management – Queen’s University Research Team Shines Light on CPD about Obesity 

2020-03-02T14:07:03-05:00 March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: , , |

Members of the research team pictured: Dr. Boris Zevin, Dr. Nancy Dalgarno, Dr. David Barber, Ms. Rachael Morkem, Ms. Mary Martin   Members of the research team not pictured: Dr. Robyn Houlden, Mr. Eleftherios Soleas, Dr. Richard van Wylick, Ms. Lynn Roberts  [...]

8th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity; November 2-4 2020

2020-01-24T10:06:17-05:00 January 24th, 2020|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: , , , |

This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of prevention and management of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 8th Conference will focus on connecting research, policy and practice to enhance effective interventions targeting multiple populations and settings. [...]

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