Access to Treatment: Are Obesity Treatments Stigmatized?

2019-07-19T10:47:37+00:00 July 19th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , |

Disclaimer: Obesity Canada receives unrestricted educational grants from companies who research, manufacture and/or market obesity treatments in Canada and other jurisdictions.  Obesity is a chronic disease (defined as when excess weight or fat impairs health). Just like diabetes and other chronic diseases, [...]

2018-2019 Wrap Up: Obesity Canada Students’ and New Professionals

2019-07-02T09:27:16+00:00 July 2nd, 2019|Categories: OC News, SNP|Tags: , , , , , , |

Here we are again at the end of another year reflecting on the accomplishments of Obesity Canada’s Students’ and New Professionals (OC-SNPs) National Executive. This year was the first year that we in introduced our From Grad School and Beyond series. This [...]

Obesity Canada Joins HEAL: Organizations for Health Action

2019-06-25T15:53:08+00:00 June 25th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Obesity Canada recently became a member of HEAL: Organizations for Health Action, a national coalition of more than 40 organizations that advocate for action on significant health issues. HEAL uses a consensus-based approach that highlights the collective expertise and impact of the [...]

EXTENDED DEADLINE! Student and New Professionals: Executive Annual Elections Now Open

2019-07-09T14:55:26+00:00 June 7th, 2019|Categories: OC News, SNP|Tags: , , , , |

You have heard it here before: being on the OC-SNP National Executive is an incredibly rewarding experience. We polled our past and present OC-SNP National Executives and the results speak for themselves: 100% of the respondents said they would recommend joining the [...]

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