Community Engaged Learning in Obesity for Medical Students

2022-04-14T11:06:42-04:00April 14th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

When we published our second Report Card on Access to Obesity Treatment back in 2019, one of the findings highlighted a significant issue in obesity management that has been echoed by our community members over and over. That is, the severe lack [...]

Obesity Canada Professional Education Platform Launch

2022-03-28T11:45:06-04:00March 28th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Obesity Canada is pleased to announce the launch of our new professional education platform. Obesity Canada is a leader in providing practice-changing continuing education on obesity care for healthcare professionals. Our new learning pathway has been developed to help family and [...]

World Obesity Day March 4, 2022

2022-03-01T11:30:12-05:00March 3rd, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

March 4 is World Obesity Day. For the past few years, all of the major global obesity organizations including World Obesity Federation, European Association for the Study of Obesity, The Obesity Society, Global Obesity Patient Alliance, Obesity Action Coalition, Obesity Canada [...]

Join a Study: Assessing the relationship between gestational weight gain and internalized weight bias in pregnant women.

2022-03-01T11:51:47-05:00February 18th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Today's blog post is brought to you by Jacklyn Stewart, medical student, and Helena Piccinini-Vallis, MD PhD CCFP FCFP, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS. Those living with obesity commonly face stigmatization and pressures to lose weight, which can lead to adverse psychological [...]

An update on the pediatric clinical practice guidelines

2022-03-09T09:08:25-05:00February 17th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , |

Updating the Canadian CPGs for Managaing Pediatric Obesity: A Protocol Work continues on updating the Canadian Clinical Practice Guideline for Managing Pediatric Obesity. Over the past several months, activities have included: Completing 5 literature reviews (4 systematic reviews and meta-analyses [...]

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