7th Canadian Obesity Student Meeting 2020 – CMDO Competition

2019-11-15T13:02:47+00:00 November 14th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , |

CMDO COMPETITION GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION This competition is designed only for CMDO students and new professionals to apply to. Created in April 2012 by the Fond de Recherche du Quebec – Santé (FRQS), the Research Network on CardioMetabolic health, Diabetes and [...]

Assessing the State of Obesity Care: Quality, Access and Standards

2019-10-28T12:58:35+00:00 October 28th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

By Ximena Ramos Salas, PhD, Director of Research & Policy, Obesity Canada I have been working in the field of obesity research, education and advocacy for over a decade. In that time, I have seen the field of obesity change significantly. In [...]

Introducing Obesity Canada to the Quebec National Assembly

2019-10-28T13:37:47+00:00 October 22nd, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

Obesity Canada and partners at the Cardiometabolic Health, Diabetes and Obesity Research Centre raised awareness about obesity as a chronic disease, as well as our work to help individuals living with obesity to access evidence-based treatments, to the members of Quebec's National [...]

Ask The Expert #7: Food Addiction Specialist Dr. Vera Tarman Answers Your Questions (Part 2)

2019-10-16T13:43:55+00:00 October 16th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Dr. Vera Tarman, a food addictions specialist and author of the book Food Junkies, answers more of your questions in the latest installment of our popular series. Read Part 1 of Dr. Tarman's Q&A here.  Q1: I convinced myself that I have a food addiction [...]

Risk factors of childhood obesity: What are they? How to prevent them? – An updated of 2019

2019-10-15T14:04:40+00:00 October 8th, 2019|Categories: OC News, SNP|Tags: |

Today’s post comes from Audrey St-Laurent. Audrey is a PhD student in the department of kinesiology at Laval University of Quebec City. She is also the communications director of the OC-SNP National Executive. Childhood obesity is a known public health issue. [...]

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