Bariatric Surgery and Mental Health

2021-03-08T08:50:56-05:00March 8th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Sylvain Iceta. Sylvain is a postdoctoral fellow at the Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Laval University. He is also the current Recruitment Coordinator of the OC-SNP National Executive. Psychiatric disorders are common in obesity with an estimated [...]

Three Easy Ways to Join Obesity Canada in Supporting Obesity Care Week 2021!

2021-02-11T11:23:23-05:00February 25th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Three Easy Ways to Join Obesity Canada in Supporting Obesity Care Week 2021! Obesity Care Week (OCW) is an annual awareness week dedicated to raise awareness, educate and advocate for a better world for people living with obesity. Obesity Care Week [...]

Why I Continue to Advocate, and Why You Should, Too

2019-12-17T11:38:11-05:00December 17th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , |

by Melody Harding A few months ago I was able to share with the Obesity Canada community (via this newsletter) that I had successfully settled my Human Rights Complaint with Nova Scotia’s Department of Health and Wellness. After 13 years of trying [...]

Supporting the Obesity Research Community

2019-10-01T08:24:51-04:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

To learn more about how Obesity Canada can be a knowledge translation partner for your research project, contact us: info@obesitynetwork.ca Research and clinical prac­tice has made gains in understanding the complexity of the obesity, but a great deal of work remains, particularly [...]

Ask the Expert Issue #2: Dr. Sean Wharton On Medical Treatment Of Obesity

2018-10-10T16:12:18-04:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Our Ask an Expert series is your opportunity to engage with world-class obesity experts at Obesity Canada.  Each month, we will solicit questions for some of Canada’s top researchers and health professionals to answer. This month, it’s Dr. Sean Wharton, medical director [...]

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