New Publication: Transforming the landscape of obesity education – The Canadian obesity education competencies

2023-11-03T14:30:28-04:00November 3rd, 2023|

Obesity Canada’s Education Action Team has been working diligently and has recently published a robust obesity education competency set. Below is the abstract for the paper. Background With ongoing gaps in obesity education delivery for health professions in Canada and around [...]

How to apply the Canadian Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines to people with type 2 diabetes

2023-03-24T10:12:46-04:00March 24th, 2023|

Written by Dr. Sue Pedersen, MD, FRCPC DABOM and published in Canadian Diabetes & Endocrinology Today: Science for the Real World Approximately 90% of people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) have overweight or obesity. Thus, weight management is a highly relevant [...]

Published: Pediatric Obesity

2022-06-06T13:45:37-04:00June 6th, 2022|

Summary Objective To assess stakeholder ratings of health indicators and subgroup analyses in systematic reviews used to update the Canadian Clinical Practice Guideline for Managing Paediatric Obesity. Methods Stakeholders (caregivers of children with obesity and Clinical Practice Guideline Steering Committee members) completed [...]

It’s Not A Debate Anymore

2020-08-26T13:25:19-04:00August 20th, 2020|

Today’s post comes from Ian Patton, PhD. Ian is the Director of Advocacy and Public Engagement at Obesity Canada.  Over the past few weeks there has been a ton of media attention and discussion about the release of the new Clinical [...]

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