Weight Bias, Obesity Stigma and COVID-19

2020-05-27T17:53:02+00:00 May 25th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , |

Click here to download the PDF document. The following paper has been prepared by Obesity Canada’s EveryBODY Matters Collaborative: Ximena Ramos Salas, PhD; Sara Kirk, PhD; Angela Alberga, PhD; Mary Forhan, OT/PhD; Shelly Russell-Mayhew, PhD; Erin Cameron, PhD; Sarah Nutter, [...]

April 2020 Feature Researcher Profile : Dr An Tang, MD, MSc, FRCPC

2020-05-20T12:40:05+00:00 May 20th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

 "The holy grail in my research field would be to develop a noninvasive strategy based on imaging that would reduce or alleviate the need for liver biopsy in patients with nonalcoholic fatty or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis", says Dr. An Tang. As an [...]

Updating Canada’s Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) for Managing Pediatric Obesity

2020-04-15T15:51:47+00:00 April 15th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

More than 10 years have passed since the first Canadian Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) for obesity management were published, which included guidelines for both adults and pediatric. We believe there is a need to update the CPGs to ensure they [...]

Obesity Canada recommendations regarding Coronavirus

2020-04-01T13:10:05+00:00 March 11th, 2020|Categories: covid-19, OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We are aware of the concerns raised by the Coronavirus outbreak (also known as COVID-19), and our thoughts are with everyone who has been directly affected. The health and wellbeing of our members is of utmost importance. Recommendations from the Centres [...]

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