Welcome to the Sudbury chapter of Obesity Canada!
The Obesity Canada-Sudbury chapter serves as the vehicle through which health care professionals, scientists and community members can network and work collaboratively to improve the lives of Canadians affected by obesity. Our goal is to ameliorate the health of Northern and rural Ontarians and contribute to the advancement of obesity-related care and research in Canada.
Zaamgaamwin maamwi naadmaadwin N’sowaakmok waa nokiitming waazhi bmiikming nikeya gechi gkendaasjig, ne-naandwichigejig miinwaa dino-kiiwning diwpii eni daa-daajig ji-mno-maajiishkaa’aad Canadians maage ji-ni mino bmaadsiwaad zaamgaamwin enaapnejig.
Miidash maanda waa nokiitmaang ji-ni mno-zhayaa’aad waani zhi mino bmaadsiwaad giiwednong miinwa diwpii zaagjya’iinh oodenaang endaajig miinwa ji-miigweng waazhi mino maajiishkaamgag zaamgaamwin eni zhisemgag ndaniwming zaamgaamwin maanpii Canada.
Translated by Marion McGregor and Evelyn Roy
Le Réseau canadien en obésité de Sudbury permet aux professionnels de la santé, aux scientifiques, et aux membres de la communauté de réseauter et de travailler en collaboration pour améliorer la santé des Canadiens affectés par l’obésité. Notre objectif est d’améliorer la santé de la population rurale et du nord de l’Ontario tout en avançant les recherches et les soins reliés à l’obésité au Canada.
Founding Co-Chairs: Behdin Nowrouzi-Kia (Laurentian University) & Basem Gohar (Laurentian University)
A call for abstract submissions is open for the Canadian Obesity Student Meeting. Obesity Canada in partnership with York University and the University of Alberta will convene the 7th Canadian Obesity Student Meeting on June 17-19, 2020 in Toronto, ON. COSM 2020 is the only [...]
Today’s post comes from Nadia Browne. Nadia is a Registered Dietitian and a PhD candidate in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. She is also the outgoing Vice-Chair of the OC-SNP National Executive. In Canada, one in three children is living with [...]
CANCELLED: Edmonton Event; April 25, 2020 – The 5As Team approach to helping your patients living with obesity
Due to the recommendations surrounding COVID19, this event will be cancelled. Our Challenge: Over 14 million Canadians live with obesity, a major driver for chronic diseases. Managing obesity is hampered by misinformation about its complexity and chronicity, which results in unrealistic expectations by healthcare providers and [...]
As I am sure you are all aware, Today March 4th is World Obesity Day. This is the first time that all of the global patient and professional obesity organizations are united on the same day to spread messages about changing the narrative about obesity [...]
Today's blog post comes from Lisa Schaffer, Chair of the Public Engagement Committee. Today is World Obesity Day and I am excited! If you had told me there would be a time when I would be excited to talk about World Obesity Day, I would [...]
Obesity Canada is pleased to announce that we have partnered with the Central Ontario WLS, a well-established support group and patient conference for bariatric patients in Ontario to support the Spring Fling. The conference, which takes place from May 29-31, 2020 at the Toronto Marriott [...]
Will you sign this pledge? Today's blog post comes from Obesity Canada's Director of Research and Policy, Dr. Ximena Ramos Salas. On World Obesity Day (March 4, 2020) Obesity Canada will join international scientific and patient organizations in a joint declaration calling for the [...]
Practical Approaches to Obesity Management – Queen’s University Research Team Shines Light on CPD about Obesity
Members of the research team pictured: Dr. Boris Zevin, Dr. Nancy Dalgarno, Dr. David Barber, Ms. Rachael Morkem, Ms. Mary Martin Members of the research team not pictured: Dr. Robyn Houlden, Mr. Eleftherios Soleas, Dr. Richard van Wylick, Ms. Lynn Roberts Obesity is a health [...]
As a member of Obesity Canada (OC), you have the privilege of nominating yourself or other members to serve on the Board of Directors. We invite you to submit yourself or to recommend someone who you think would be a great leader or contributor to [...]
L’article de blogue d’aujourd’hui à été rédigé par Victoria Tokarz. Victoria est une étudiante au doctorat dans le département de physiologie à l’Université de Toronto. Elle est également la coordinatrice des finances du comité exécutif national d’OC-ENP. « Vous allez devenir aveugle », a expliqué [...]