OC-SNP Chapters are Looking for New Members!

2021-08-11T11:56:07-04:00August 11th, 2021|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Audrey St-Laurent in collaboration with six OC-SNP chapters. Audrey is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Nutrition at Laval University. She is also the current Chair of the OC-SNP National Executive. Six OC-SNP chapters generously provided [...]

Healthcare Professionals: We Want to Hear From You on CME!

2021-08-16T10:22:24-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

This needs assessment survey has closed. Thank you for your participation. Obesity Canada prides itself on providing engaging, practical education opportunities on obesity management, and we need to know what you want to see in future programs. Please take a three-minute [...]

What it’s like to grow up in a larger body: A letter to parents

2020-11-06T15:07:58-05:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Dear Parents, Fat. Chubby. Overweight. Too big.  How do you feel when you read those words?  We know that many parents worry about their children’s weight. Our parents did. You see, we grew up in larger bodies. But sometimes, we felt [...]

Obesity Canada participates in the European/International Congress on Obesity scheduled for September 1-4, 2020

2020-08-31T12:53:26-04:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines|Tags: , , , , , , |

On September 1, 2020 between 16:15 and 17:45 PM Central European Time, Dr. Mary Forhan and Dr. Ximena Ramos Salas will be participating in the Obesity Stigma Workshop hosted in collaboration with the European Association for the Study of Obesity, the [...]

Connected 2020: Perspective on Living With Obesity

2020-09-15T17:33:17-04:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: Education, OC News|Tags: , , , |

We cannot meet in person but that doesn’t mean we cannot get together!  If you are a person affected by obesity, a family member, friend, healthcare professional, or supporter, join us for our virtual conference this fall.  Connected 2020 will provide [...]

2019-10-16T11:23:07-04:00July 29th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

The Obesity Society will hold its 37th Annual Meeting at ObesityWeekSM — an international scientific conference — bringing together world-renowned experts in the field of obesity. This year’s meeting will take place Nov. 3–7, 2019, at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV. [...]

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