UPDATE: Clinical Practice Guidelines for Managing Pediatric Obesity

2020-08-03T15:09:03-04:00 July 28th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Over the past few months, work has continued on updating the clinical practice guidelines for managing pediatric obesity in Canada. The group has been working with research methodologists who will be helping to lead the systematic reviews (5 will be conducted) [...]

Select 5As materials are now completely free! Only pay the shipping!

2020-07-09T11:56:50-04:00 July 9th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

That's right, select materials are now completely free of charge - you just pay the shipping! Our No Size Fits All Brochure, Adult & Pregnancy Obesity Management Guides, and Obesity Fact Sheets are all available upon request.  The 5As were initially [...]

Volunteerism: 3 reasons to join the Obesity Canada Students and New Professionals

2020-09-16T12:17:13-04:00 July 8th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Nadia Browne. Nadia is a Registered Dietitian and a PhD candidate in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. She is also the Outgoing Vice-Chair of the OC-SNP National Executive. Since becoming a member [...]

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Students and New Professionals – National Executive Elections

2020-07-31T11:48:25-04:00 June 30th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , , , , |

ATTENTION - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUGUST 14 The OC-SNP National Executive is a rewarding experience. We asked past and present OC-SNP National Executives, and 100% said they would recommend joining the OC-SNP Executive to their friends and colleagues. Below you’ll [...]

Obesity Canada and Desjardins Insurance Partner for the Health of Canadians

2020-06-08T12:18:38-04:00 June 8th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Edmonton, AB, June 9, 2020 – Obesity Canada is pleased to announce that Desjardins Insurance has joined its growing roster of organizations dedicated to improving the lives of Canadians living with obesity. Desjardins is the first insurance and employee benefits provider [...]

Weight Bias, Obesity Stigma and COVID-19

2020-05-27T17:53:02-04:00 May 25th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , |

Click here to download the PDF document. The following paper has been prepared by Obesity Canada’s EveryBODY Matters Collaborative: Ximena Ramos Salas, PhD; Sara Kirk, PhD; Angela Alberga, PhD; Mary Forhan, OT/PhD; Shelly Russell-Mayhew, PhD; Erin Cameron, PhD; Sarah Nutter, [...]

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