New Publication: A scoping review of obesity education interventions for current and prospective medical professionals in Canada

2023-09-26T09:45:22-04:00September 13th, 2023|

Obesity Canada's Education Action Team has been working diligently and has recently published a Scoping Review in Obesity Pillars. Below is the abstract for the paper. Background Obesity is a prevalent chronic disease in Canada. Individuals living with obesity frequently interact [...]

New Publication: Implementing evidence-based obesity management guidelines requires development of medical competencies: A commentary outlining future directions in obesity education in Canada

2023-09-14T15:01:30-04:00September 13th, 2023|

Some members of Obesity Canada's Education Action Team recently published a commentary paper on obesity Education in Canada and planned activities for the Education Action  Team over the coming months. Below is the abstract for the article. Background This commentary provides [...]

Obesity Training Days Postponed

2023-08-30T15:25:11-04:00August 30th, 2023|

Unfortunately due to changing circumstances we have elected to postpone Obesity Training Days. In lieu of this, Obesity Canada will be hosting a Summit in-person, in Banff, Alberta April 3-6, 2024. Stay tuned for further details. If you have any questions [...]

Bias, Stigma, & the Weight of Living: A Call to Action Based on The Shared Experiences Among Select Individuals Living with Obesity

2023-08-21T16:16:01-04:00August 21st, 2023|

This blog post was written by Githmi Welhenge and Kaylyn MacDonald, Summer interns at Obesity Canada for summer 2023. The Weight of Living™ initiative by Obesity Canada is where individuals living with obesity can share their lived experiences.  Obesity Canada also [...]

Press Release: Study Finds Benefits of Telephone Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Bariatric Surgery Patients

2023-08-03T11:54:38-04:00August 3rd, 2023|

Study Finds Benefits of Telephone Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Bariatric Surgery Patients New report is the largest psychological intervention trial for patients after bariatric surgery TORONTO, August 3, 2023 – New research looking at the mental health and eating behaviours of patients [...]

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