Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend The 2020 Canadian Obesity Student Meeting

2019-12-03T16:23:50+00:00 December 3rd, 2019|Categories: COSM|Tags: , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Taniya S. Nagpal. Taniya is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at The University of Ottawa. She is also the current outgoing OC-SNP Chair of the OC-SNP National Executive. Every other year, Obesity Canada hosts the Canadian Obesity Student Meeting [...]

7th Canadian Obesity Student Meeting 2020 – CMDO Competition

2019-11-15T13:02:47+00:00 November 14th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , |

CMDO COMPETITION GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION This competition is designed only for CMDO students and new professionals to apply to. Created in April 2012 by the Fond de Recherche du Quebec – Santé (FRQS), the Research Network on CardioMetabolic health, Diabetes and [...]

Gut Feeling: Cooking with probiotics and gut-friendly foods – Recipe included!

2019-10-16T16:48:47+00:00 October 2nd, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , |

On September 23rd, Obesity Canada’s GTA Chapter hosted its first cooking demonstration on gut healthy foods in partnership with Guardian -Morelli’s Pharmacy. Aptly titled, "Gut Feeling: Cooking with probiotics and gut-friendly foods”, the event explored the growing public interest in the microbiome and its impact on health, and how our [...]

6th Canadian Obesity Summit: Late-Breaking Call for Abstracts Closed – REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

2019-02-15T13:10:59+00:00 January 8th, 2019|Categories: OC Events, OC News|Tags: , , , , , , |

There is still time to submit an abstract to the 6th Canadian Obesity Summit, a truly unique, multidisciplinary conference. It only happens every other year, so submit your research by January 31, 2019! Also, registration is now open at the Westin Ottawa. [...]

The 5As Team Training Workshop: A collaborative approach to obesity prevention and management

2018-10-02T17:58:24+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , |

Following this workshop, learners will be able to: • Identify obesity as a chronic disease • Support patients to understand how their comorbidities and personal context are related to their obesity management • Apply the 5As of Obesity Management in interdisciplinary team [...]

Congratulations: 7th Childhood Obesity Conference Student Travel Awards

2018-10-03T14:30:45+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , |

It is our great pleasure to announce the winners of the 7th Childhood Obesity Conference Student Travel Awards. This year's competition was extremely competitive, however only the following applicants have been selected by the committee: Lisa Tang Alexa Ferdinands Megan Lamb Kavitha [...]

A Challenge for Every Body

2018-09-18T13:27:45+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Categories: OC Events, OC News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Participate in the Toronto Waterfront Marathon in Support of Obesity Canada By Ian Patton, Public Engagement Coordinator, Obesity Canada For those that don't know me, I have lived a life that has been challenged by weight issues. Not long ago, I was [...]

2nd Annual Obesity Update for Healthcare Professionals – expired

2019-11-25T13:24:37+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , , , |

2nd Annual Obesity Update for Healthcare Providers Overview   Do you deliver primary care to patients living with obesity? 6 million Canadians are living with obesity, yet many healthcare professionals feel uncomfortable managing this chronic condition. During this SCOPE-accredited program leaders from [...]