CANCELLED: Edmonton Event; April 25, 2020 – The 5As Team approach to helping your patients living with obesity

2020-03-16T10:33:23-04:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , , |

Due to the recommendations surrounding COVID19, this event will be cancelled. Our Challenge: Over 14 million Canadians live with obesity, a major driver for chronic diseases. Managing obesity is hampered by misinformation about its complexity and chronicity, which results in unrealistic expectations [...]

Why are there higher rates of Obesity in Children with ASD?

2020-01-22T14:25:56-05:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , |

Today’s post comes from Khushmol Dhaliwal. Khushmol is a graduate student in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. She is also the current Recruitment Director of the OC-SNP National Executive. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is among the most [...]

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend The 2020 Canadian Obesity Student Meeting

2019-12-03T16:23:50-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: COSM|Tags: , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Taniya S. Nagpal. Taniya is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at The University of Ottawa. She is also the current outgoing OC-SNP Chair of the OC-SNP National Executive. Every other year, Obesity Canada hosts the Canadian Obesity Student Meeting [...]

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