World Obesity Day March 4, 2022

2022-03-01T11:30:12-05:00March 3rd, 2022|

March 4 is World Obesity Day. For the past few years, all of the major global obesity organizations including World Obesity Federation, European Association for the Study of Obesity, The Obesity Society, Global Obesity Patient Alliance, Obesity Action Coalition, Obesity Canada [...]

We Are Allowed to Be Angry

2020-09-01T15:59:21-04:00August 31st, 2020|

Over the last few months, we have been building our online community (OC Connect), and this has reaffirmed a few things for me: The bias and stigma that people living with obesity face is pervasive and heartbreaking. The disease of obesity [...]

Does weight indicate health?

2020-05-25T15:29:05-04:00May 25th, 2020|

Many people assume that you can tell a lot about a person’s health by simply looking at their body weight. It is also common to assume that we know some things about a person’s characteristics or their lifestyle, based [...]

Fat Family Part 3: Fat Parents

2019-11-20T11:58:38-05:00November 20th, 2019|

Kelly Moen is an active patient advocate and vice-chair of the Obesity Canada Public Engagement Committee. Kelly and his wife Cathy gave a talk about living with obesity and the impact on family earlier this year.  This topic has inspired Kelly’s family to write [...]

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