Yukon Medical Association Becomes Second PTMA to Recognize Obesity as a Chronic Disease

2018-11-08T10:25:25+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Categories: Obesity in the News, OC News|Tags: |

At their annual general meeting November 2nd, 2018 the Yukon Medical Association voted unanimously to recognize obesity as a chronic medical disease requiring enhanced research, treatment and prevention efforts. With an obesity rate of 1 in 3 Yukoners (34%, compared with 26% [...]

Obesity on the World Stage: What Happened at the United Nations

2018-10-10T17:07:38+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

by Ian Patton On September 26th the World Obesity Federation and the World Economic Forum joined forces to host a side event at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, NY to discuss the importance of prioritizing obesity as a noncommunicable [...]

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