Canadian Adult Obesity Guidelines Take the World Stage

2021-09-08T12:19:59-04:00 September 8th, 2021|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines, OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Obesity Canada pilot project will adapt ground-breaking CPGs for use in Chile and Ireland in 2021, with more countries on board in 2022 Canada’s sweeping new clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for treating obesity in adults may soon become the foundation for [...]

Update on New Pediatric Obesity Guidelines

2021-04-08T19:02:13-04:00 April 3rd, 2021|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines, CPG Pediatrics, OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Work continues on updating clinical practice guideline for managing pediatric obesity in Canada. To inform the guideline, we're carrying out five literature reviews on topics related to the effectiveness of obesity management using interventions that focus on (1) behavioural, (2) pharmacotherapeutic, and (3) [...]

A National Obesity Strategy: Are we there yet?

2021-07-29T13:51:10-04:00 September 3rd, 2020|Categories: National Obesity Strategy, OC News|Tags: , , , , , , |

by Ximena Ramos Salas, PhD, Director of Research and Policy, and  Ian Patton, PhD, Director of Public Engagement and Advocacy It has been almost 15 years since Obesity Canada (formerly the Canadian Obesity Network) was established by the Canadian government under the [...]

New Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines: Why and how we did them and what’s new?

2020-08-20T14:54:44-04:00 August 20th, 2020|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines|Tags: , , |

Today's post comes from Ximena Ramos Salas, PhD, who is the Director of Research & Policy with Obesity Canada.  Many people have asked why we decided to update the Canadian clinical practice guidelines for the management of obesity in adults.  To [...]

New Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines Published: Treatment goals are improved health and quality of life, not a number on a scale

2020-08-04T12:37:25-04:00 August 4th, 2020|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines|Tags: , |

EDMONTON, August 4, 2020 – Canadians living with obesity and the healthcare professionals who support them have a new roadmap for quality collaborative care.  More than two years in the making, the Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) provide a [...]

Join Our Online Communities

2020-09-01T08:56:23-04:00 August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines, OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Healthcare professionals and people living with obesity can connect with peers to learn and share via Obesity Canada's new online community hubs.  OC Connect is a Mighty Networks community for anyone affected by obesity to meet and discuss their experience, ask questions [...]

Webinar Series: Adult Obesity Guidelines: What’s New? Part 1

2020-09-03T13:55:38-04:00 July 23rd, 2020|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines, OC Events, OC News, OC Online CE|Tags: , , , , , , |

Registration is still available for this webinar series! If you are registering after the start date of the series, a link to the recording's will be emailed to you. Register for the Tuesday sessions Register for the Thursday sessions [...]

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