Get Real Virtual Conversations 2020-09-15T11:32:37-04:00

Join Obesity Canada for a series of live, weekly, virtual conversations, hosted by Dr. Arya M. Sharma, on current hot topics relevant to the newly released Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs). Sandra Elia will offer insights from a patient’s perspective, relevant to each topic.


Is Obesity a Disease of the Brain?
Guests: Dr. David Macklin and Dr. Sandy Van

Behavioural, Medications and Surgery – Which is Right for my Patient?
Guests: Dr. Stephen Glazer and Dr. Laura Reardon

I Have an Increasing Demand for Obesity Care in my Practice – Who do I Treat First?
Guests: Dr. Alexandro Zarruk and Dr. Shahebina Walji

How to Prevent Weight Re-gain?
Guests: Dr. Judy Shiau and Dr. Michael Lyon

This program has been made possible by support from Bausch Health.

Sep 17, 2020 01:00 PM
Sep 24, 2020 01:00 PM
Sep 30, 2020 01:00 PM
Oct 6, 2020 12:00 PM

At the conclusion of this series participants will be able to:

  • Provide obesity chronic disease management in a planned, proactive manner;
  • Develop practical skills to support patients to understand how their root causes are related to their obesity management;
  • Understand and select therapeutic approaches (behavioural, medical, surgical) to help patients develop personalized plans to manage their obesity as a chronic disease.

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*This program is intended for healthcare professionals only.

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