Ask the Expert! Dr. Sean Wharton on Medical Treatment of Obesity

2018-09-17T14:55:55+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

Issue #2: Dr. Sean Wharton on Medical Treatment of Obesity Have a burning question about obesity treatment? Want to know more about how bariatric surgery and medications work, how behavioural interventions can help, or other topics? Click here or send your question to patton@obesitynetwork.ca  [...]

Advocating on Parliament Hill for Canadians Living with Obesity

2018-06-07T17:58:45+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, Ximena Ramos Salas, CON-RCO Managing Director, Ian Patton, CON-RCO Public Engagement Coordinator and Candace Vilhan, Public Engagement Committee Member, met with members of parliament from all political parties to raise awareness about obesity, weight bias, obesity stigma and [...]

Open Letter: CON-RCO’s Response to the WHO Consultation on NCDs

2018-06-07T17:57:01+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

May 14, 2018 Re: Web-based consultation for the WHO Independent High-Level Commission on NCDs On behalf of the Canadian Obesity Network’s members and supporters, we thank WHO’s Director-General for convening this independent high-level commission on non-communicable diseases. We also appreciate the opportunity [...]

New, Accredited Case Study Modules for Obesity Management

2018-03-01T14:18:01+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Categories: OC News, OC Online CE|Tags: , , , , , , |

CON, in collaboration with our obesity society affiliates and mdBriefCase, has been working to expand resources and case studies available to primary care clinicians on obesity management. This international initiative has resulted in accredited learning, along with valuable publications and resources closely aligned with the 5As [...]

Best Weight (Guidebook for Health Professionals)

2019-08-06T11:46:35+00:00 January 6th, 2010|Categories: Publications|Tags: , , , , |

Best Weight: A Practical Guide to Office-Based Obesity Management Best Weight: A Practical Guide to Office-Based Obesity Management  by Dr. Yoni Freedhoff and Dr. Arya M. Sharma – published by Obesity Canada - Obésité Canada – is available on our online store. [...]