Join the Obesity Canada Team!

2022-05-06T15:23:26-04:00May 6th, 2022|

We are currently seeking dedicated, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals to join our team.  This is an excellent opportunity to work alongside Canada's leading obesity registered charity, made up of healthcare professionals, researchers, policy makers and people with an interest in obesity. [...]

Obesity & Endometrial Cancer

2022-04-14T16:52:14-04:00April 14th, 2022|

Did you know that endometrial cancer has been on the rise in Canada over the past 20 years? People who are older and living with obesity are more likely to be diagnosed with endometrial cancer. However, it can occur in younger [...]

Conversations about children’s weight: Guidance for parents and healthcare providers

2022-01-25T11:37:14-05:00January 25th, 2022|

This post is brought to you by Dr. Amy McPherson, Senior Scientist at the Bloorview Research Institute and Christine Provvidenza, Knowledge Translation Lead at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital.Having conversations about weight and body image can be challenging for children, their families [...]

Obesity Management: Aren’t You Tired of Thinking It All Falls to You?

2022-01-14T15:38:58-05:00January 14th, 2022|

This blog post is brought to you by Sara English, medical student and Dr. Michael Vallis, Psychologist, Dalhousie University, Halifax  Obesity is a complex chronic medical condition, which requires collaborative care with a supportive  healthcare provider to manage. However, treatments often [...]

Setting Successful New Years Resolutions

2020-01-02T16:41:20-05:00January 2nd, 2020|

Today’s post comes from Jackie Brown. Jackie is a Research Assistant in the Centre for Global Child Health at The Hospital for Sick Children. She is also the current Resource Coordinator of the OC-SNP National Executive   Every new year brings a [...]

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