Published: Pediatric Obesity

2022-06-06T13:45:37-04:00June 6th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

Congratulations Certified Bariatric Educators!

2022-05-24T14:22:05-04:00May 24th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Congratuations to the newest Certified Bariatric Educators! The Certified Bariatric Educator (CBE®) is a designated credential signifying advanced knowledge in the management of obesity awarded by Obesity Canada. The Certified Bariatric Educator exam is open globally with designations being available in [...]

An update on the pediatric clinical practice guidelines

2022-03-09T09:08:25-05:00February 17th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , |

Updating the Canadian CPGs for Managaing Pediatric Obesity: A Protocol Work continues on updating the Canadian Clinical Practice Guideline for Managing Pediatric Obesity. Over the past several months, activities have included: Completing 5 literature reviews (4 systematic reviews and meta-analyses [...]

International Scientific Cooperation to Improve Obesity Care

2021-12-03T12:21:28-05:00November 25th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By Ximena Ramos Salas, Director of Research & Policy & Miguel Alejandro Saquimux Contreras, Research Assistant, Obesity Canada In January 2021, Obesity Canada launched a pilot project to create a process for adapting and implementing the Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice [...]

Canadian Adult Obesity Guidelines Take the World Stage

2021-09-08T12:19:59-04:00September 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

2021-04-08T19:02:13-04:00April 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?

2021-07-29T13:51:10-04:00September 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?

2020-08-20T14:54:44-04:00August 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 [...]

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