Local GTA Chapter Event: October 8, 2019 Thinking Outside The Box Leadership and Innovation Insights to Build a Better Health System

2019-09-17T18:25:58+00:00 September 17th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

Join us with Dr. Vipan Nikore MD, MBA, as he takes us on a personal journey in changing the landscape of healthcare service delivery and discovery through innovation and collaboration. This networking event will also feature TED Talks by members of Obesity Canada's Students [...]

University of Alberta; Post Doctoral Position in Childhood Obesity and Gut Microbiome; Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics

2019-09-16T11:18:31+00:00 September 16th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

The Division of Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta, is offering a postdoctoral position in childhood obesity and gut microbiome. The post-doc fellow will be responsible for the provision of higher-level managerial oversight of [...]

Ask The Expert #7: Food Addiction Specialist Dr. Vera Tarman Answers Your Questions

2019-09-03T13:55:05+00:00 September 3rd, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

Last month we asked you to submit your questions to Dr. Vera Tarman, a food addictions specialist and author of the book Food Junkies.  We received a number of excellent questions and Dr.Tarman was generous enough to answer many of them in [...]

2019-07-30T09:38:13+00:00 July 29th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , |

The Obesity Society will hold its 37th Annual Meeting at ObesityWeekSM — an international scientific conference — bringing together world-renowned experts in the field of obesity. This year’s meeting will take place Nov. 3–7, 2019, at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV. [...]

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, [...]

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