The Summit

Every two years, the Canadian Obesity Network hosts a national summit on ‘all things obesity’. Continue reading


You Get One Chance to Make a First Impression

I received an email today from the Journal of Childhood Obesity to submit an article on any topic related to obesity in children. I hadn’t heard of the journal previously, so I went to their website. My first impression? Negative.

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Congratulations, Arnaldo!

Today, Arnaldo received a Travel Award from the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute (UAlberta) to support his participation in the upcoming Canadian Obesity Summit in Toronto. At the conference, he’ll be presenting a poster regarding parents’ strategies to enhance their children’s motivation to initiate weight management, which includes data from our Should I Stay or Should I Go study. Way to go, Arnaldo!