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
A couple of years ago, I started working with Jennifer Kuk and one of her graduate students (Sarah Heinzle) from York University on a study of metabolically healthy obesity (MHO) in adolescents (n~600) who participated in the US-based National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Continue reading
Another paper just published online.
In case you missed her presentation to the PCWH clinicians last week to describe her research, the source of Samah’s data for her PhD thesis is described here in our CANadian Pediatric Weight management Registry (CANPWR) protocol paper.
As many of you know, we’re one of eight sites participating in the CANadian Pediatric Weight management Registry (CANPWR), a longitudinal study of children and youth enrolled in multidisciplinary weight management clinics across the country. Our protocol paper describing the study has been accepted for publication by BMC Pediatrics. Will link to a pdf (open access) of the paper once it comes online.
Importantly for Sam (one of our PhD students), this will be her first academic publication. Congratulations, Sam! Sure to be the first of many…