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

2022-01-25T11:37:14-05:00January 25th, 2022|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , |

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|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

Response to the CADTH draft recommendations on coverage of Saxenda

2021-07-02T14:30:29-04:00June 29th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , |

On June 10th, 2021 the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technology in Health (CADTH), an independant, not-for-profit organization responsible for providing Canadian decision makers with objective evidence about the optimal usage of drugs and medical devices, released a draft of their [...]

Obesity Canada enters the Great Canadian Giving Challenge

2021-06-07T13:16:31-04:00June 7th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Obesity Canada’s mission is to improve the lives of Canadians living with obesity through research, education, and advocacy. This is why we have entered the Great Canadian Giving Challenge, hosted by CanadaHelps. With every dollar you donate, our organization is entered [...]

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

2020-07-09T11:56:50-04:00July 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 [...]

Call for Beta Testers for Our New Online Community

2020-06-24T11:26:45-04:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , |

Obesity Canada has some big news for our members! For a while now, we have heard the frustrations of Canadians living with obesity that there is a lack of support, education and community for us. Where there are support networks, they often [...]

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