ASCEND Global Obesity Training Centre Programme – Stage 1 Application

2020-09-01T12:37:46-04:00September 1st, 2020|

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 [...]

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

2020-03-02T14:07:03-05:00March 2nd, 2020|

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  [...]

The Trouble Growing Up: Report from the 7th Conference on Recent Advances in Childhood Obesity

2018-12-10T14:41:53-05:00December 10th, 2018|

OC patient advocate Brenndon Goodman discusses his participation in the 7th Conference on Recent Advances in Childhood Obesity and the difficulties transitioning from paediatric care to adult primary care.   From October 24th to the 27th 2018, I had the honor of [...]

Yukon Medical Association Becomes Second PTMA to Recognize Obesity as a Chronic Disease

2018-11-08T10:25:25-05:00November 5th, 2018|

At their annual general meeting November 2nd, 2018 the Yukon Medical Association voted unanimously to recognize obesity as a chronic medical disease requiring enhanced research, treatment and prevention efforts. With an obesity rate of 1 in 3 Yukoners (34%, compared with 26% [...]