We offer a number of weight management services for families at the PCWH since we know that a one-size-fits-all won’t meet the varied preferences and needs of our families. Continue reading
Any clinician who’s cared for individuals with obesity can attest to how variable the causes and consequences of excess weight can be and that the body mass index is only a proxy, indirect measure of health status. Continue reading
Over the past several years, Arnaldo Perez (Dept of Pediatrics, UAlberta) played a leadership role in our research to better understand issues related to families’ engagement in pediatric weight management, which included drawing on data collected from families enrolled in our Should I Stay or Should I Go study. Continue reading
If you ask, most researchers will recall vividly that point in time (and the excitement!) when they learned that their first manuscript was accepted for publication. Yesterday, we learned that… Continue reading
About one year ago, after several years of lobbying and planning to have a Social Worker join our clinical team at the Pediatric Centre for Weight and Health, we were very happy to have Shayne Vars join us to help better support our families. Continue reading
Over the past few weeks, we’ve had a couple exciting additions to our team.