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 [...]

Toronto: The High-Risk Patient, with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

2020-02-07T10:46:59-05:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , |

Join the Obesity Canada GTA Chapter (OC-GTA) for a fascinating look at the correlation between fatty liver and obesity – and how to diagnose and manage patients who develop NAFLD and NASH.  Hear from a patient who experienced significant liver damage [...]

Thinking Outside the Box: Leadership and Innovation Insights to Build a Better Health System

2019-10-23T11:19:23-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , |

Toronto, ON – The Obesity Canada - Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Students and New Professionals (SNP) chapters collaborated to host a knowledge dissemination and networking event on October 8th, 2019. With the focus on pushing the boundaries of current practice, [...]

OC-GTA Event Summary – Effective Behavioural Change March 2019

2019-04-04T10:18:10-04:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , |

On March 19th 2019, the OC GTA Chapter jointly held a networking and educational event with LIVE WELL Exercise Clinic to explore the behavioural strategies most likely to be associated with sustained weight control. Aptly titled Effective Behavioural Interventions, the event featured three [...]

Dois-je parler du poids dans ma pratique? Si oui, comment?

2018-10-10T19:52:04-04:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , |

Avez-vous de la difficulté à discuter du poids avec vos patients? Aborder la question du poids est souvent très délicat. Plusieurs professionnels de la santé rapportent avoir des difficultés à aborder la question du poids avec leurs patients. Ils rapportent notamment un faible niveau d’aisance et de [...]

Meet the Obesity Canada – Montreal Local Chapter! 

2018-11-28T14:11:14-05:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , |

Meet the Obesity Canada - Montreal Local Chapter! Angela Alberga Dr. Angela Alberga is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology at Concordia University. Her current research program focuses on understanding how societal, school and other institutional factors influence [...]

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