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 [...]

Publication: Incorporation of patient and family values and preferences for health-related outcomes in paediatric obesity management: A systematic review

2023-02-23T10:28:36-05:00February 23rd, 2023|

Summary Objective: A systematic review of value and preference studies conducted in children and their caregivers related to the estimated benefits and harms of interventions for managing paediatric obesity. Methods: We searched Ovid Medline (1946–2022), Ovid Embase (1974–2022), EBSCO CINAHL (inception to [...]

Chilean Healthcare NGOs Release Adaptation of Exhaustive Canadian Obesity Guidelines: Press Release

2022-11-09T20:04:24-05:00November 14th, 2022|

Chile launches evidence-based approach to obesity care rooted in Canada’s watershed 2020 clinical practice guidelines                 EDMONTON, November 11, 2022 – Canada’s leadership in obesity care and related research is on display in Latin America today, as several healthcare associations in Chile [...]

Is it possible to adapt the Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines for other countries?

2022-11-10T14:09:11-05:00October 24th, 2022|

Blog post written by Ximena Ramos Salas, PhD In August 2021, Chile and Ireland started a pilot project to adapt the Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines.  The objective of this pilot project was to assess the feasibility of tailoring [...]

Obesity Canada Publishes First Update to 2020 Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines: Press Release

2022-10-20T18:49:02-04:00October 21st, 2022|

Emerging research captured in revised chapters summarizing evidence for medical nutrition therapy and pharmacotherapy EDMONTON, October 21, 2022 – Canadian healthcare professionals who support patients living with obesity now have up-to-date information on the latest evidence for two important obesity treatment [...]

Not Until you Lose Weight! Experiences of weight bias and being denied treatment based on BMI

2022-09-06T17:24:49-04:00July 6th, 2022|

Living with obesity comes with many challenges, from the impact on health to social or environmental limitations. These challenges are hard enough on their own without being made unnecessarily worse from the people and systems that are supposed to help, however [...]

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 [...]