Canadian Adult Obesity Guidelines Take the World Stage

2021-09-08T12:19:59-04:00September 8th, 2021|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines, OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Obesity Canada pilot project will adapt ground-breaking CPGs for use in Chile and Ireland in 2021, with more countries on board in 2022 Canada’s sweeping new clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for treating obesity in adults may soon become the foundation for [...]

Don’t Put Your Health on Hold/Ne mettez pas votre santé sur pause

2021-04-06T09:34:33-04:00April 2nd, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Almost four in 10 Canadians (38%) surveyed, who have been clinically diagnosed with a chronic disease, say they are avoiding the health care system altogether during the pandemic. Don’t put your health on hold – Canadians are encouraged to engage healthcare [...]

Assessing the State of Obesity Care: Quality, Access and Standards

2019-10-28T12:58:35-04:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

By Ximena Ramos Salas, PhD, Director of Research & Policy, Obesity Canada I have been working in the field of obesity research, education and advocacy for over a decade. In that time, I have seen the field of obesity change significantly. In [...]

Obesity Canada Joins HEAL: Organizations for Health Action

2019-06-25T15:53:08-04:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Obesity Canada recently became a member of HEAL: Organizations for Health Action, a national coalition of more than 40 organizations that advocate for action on significant health issues. HEAL uses a consensus-based approach that highlights the collective expertise and impact of the [...]

The Trouble Growing Up: Report from the 7th Conference on Recent Advances in Childhood Obesity

2018-12-10T14:41:53-05:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: , , , , |

OC patient advocate Brenndon Goodman discusses his participation in the 7th Conference on Recent Advances in Childhood Obesity and the difficulties transitioning from paediatric care to adult primary care.   From October 24th to the 27th 2018, I had the honor of [...]

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