The Canadian Obesity Network asks media to refresh visuals with non-biased, respectful images of people living with obesity to avoid stigmatizing portrayals
Learning Retreat on the Principles and Practice of Interdisciplinary Obesity Management for Dietitians, held in conjunction with the Canadian Obesity Summit.
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Participants are needed in a clinical research study at the University of Alberta. The study will look at how the accuracy of autonomic blood pressure monitor compares to standard blood pressure measurements in individuals with obesity.
This position, reporting to the Director of Education, is responsible for a wide variety of administrative duties for the Canadian Obesity Network - CON, must rely on experience and good judgment to accomplish these daily tasks and goals.
As the province’s largest health research study, Alberta’s Tomorrow Project (ATP) has amassed a vast database over the past sixteen years, and is inviting researchers to apply for access.
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of CON-RCO, showcase your research and connect with your peers at the 5th COS in Banff, Alberta next April.
Drs. Chaput and LeBlanc answer viewers' questions following their webinar 'Sleep, Exercise & Obesity' (July 27, 2016).
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The Canadian Obesity Network is pleased to offer 2 travel awards to students or postdoctoral fellows who have an obesity-related abstract accepted for presentation at the conference.
Dr. Sean Wharton answers viewers' questions following his webinar 'Obesity Treatment in Canada: What are the options?' (June 29, 2016).
Drs. Angela Alberga and Sara Kirk answer viewers' questions following their webinar 'EveryBODY Matters: Challenging Weight Bias & Discrimination in Our Everyday Lives' (May 24, 2016).
We aim to create an online list of services available to children and youth with obesity in order to showcase the important elements of each program and where it is offered.
Media, presenters and others who utilize stigmatizing photos to illustrate issues in obesity are running out of excuses, thanks to the World Obesity Federation.
If you think kids can get a little physical activity and then play video games into the wee hours, yet remain healthy, you’re in for a rude awakening.
UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education in partnership with CHEO, will be hosting the 6th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity: Understanding the Interplay between Physical and Mental Health.
Dr. Michael Vallis answers viewers' questions following his webinar 'Stemming the Tide: The Importance of Sustained Health Behaviour in Achieving Best Weight' (April 27, 2016).