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% [...]

Meeting on the Hill

2021-07-29T13:47:25-04:00July 25th, 2018|

In early June, Obesity Canada sent three delegates to Ottawa to meet with Members of Parliament. Ximena Ramos-Salas (Managing Director), Ian Patton (Public Engagement Coordinator), and Candace Vilhan (Public Engagement Committee member) made visits on behalf of Obesity Canada and the [...]

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