An update on Canada’s Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for Managing Pediatric Obesity

2024-04-23T13:03:37-04:00March 7th, 2024|

Work remains ongoing to complete an update of Canada's Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for Managing Pediatric Obesity. Recent achievements and activities include: - Our systematic reviews and meta-analyses on the effectiveness and safety of (1) pharmacotherapy and (2) surgery for managing pediatric [...]

Transforming Hearts and Reducing Weight Bias The University of Ottawa Heart Institute Trains Obesity Champions.

2024-01-05T14:41:31-05:00January 5th, 2024|

Today's blog is written by Jennifer Brown, Registered Dietitian at The Ottawa Hospital Bariatric Centre of Excellence. Since 2021, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) has been transforming clinical practice, staff education, and patient-care to be aligned with the key [...]

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 [...]

New Publication: Review of an international pilot project to adapt the Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice Guideline

2023-10-02T11:25:05-04:00October 2nd, 2023|

We are delighted to share the results of our review on the international pilot project to adapt the Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guideline. Below is the abstract. Background The evidence-based Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) released in August 2020 [...]

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 [...]