Worldwide trends in underweight and obesity from 1990 to 2022: a pooled analysis of 3663 population-representative studies with 222 million children, adolescents, and adults

2024-03-01T13:21:38-05:00March 1st, 2024|

Background Underweight and obesity are associated with adverse health outcomes throughout the life course. We estimated the individual and combined prevalence of underweight or thinness and obesity, and their changes, from 1990 to 2022 for adults and school-aged children and adolescents [...]

We Are Hiring: Research Coordinator

2024-02-13T14:34:15-05:00February 13th, 2024|

 February 13, 2013 Location: Remote, Canada Duration: Full-time, 1-year contract (Possibility of extension depending on funding) Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday Position: Research Coordinator  About Obesity Canada: Obesity Canada is Canada’s leading obesity-registered charity, comprising healthcare professionals, researchers, [...]

We Are Hiring: Education Coordinator

2024-02-13T14:10:10-05:00February 13th, 2024|

February 13, 2024 Location: Remote, Canada Duration: Full-time, 1-year contract (Possibility of extension depending on funding) Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday Position: Education Coordinator About Obesity Canada: Obesity Canada is the leading obesity-registered charity in Canada, with a [...]

Press Release: Obesity Canada Announces Partnership with My Viva Inc. to Offer Personalized Support to People Living with Obesity

2024-02-07T11:38:29-05:00February 7th, 2024|

EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA, February 7, 2024 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Sharing a common goal of knowledge exchange regarding obesity prevention, treatment and policy, Obesity Canada announced today its new partnership with My Viva Inc. to support people living with obesity. With My Viva, [...]

Transforming Hearts and Reducing Weight Bias The University of Ottawa Heart Institute Trains Obesity Champions.

2024-01-05T14:41:31-05:00January 5th, 2024|

Today's blog is written by Jennifer Brown, Registered Dietitian at The Ottawa Hospital Bariatric Centre of Excellence. Since 2021, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) has been transforming clinical practice, staff education, and patient-care to be aligned with the key [...]

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