Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children

Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children


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BMI z-Scores…

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Despite BMI z-scores being widely used in cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses of children with severe obesity, a recent study found that BMI z-score functions poorly as an indicator of adiposity among children with severe obesity.

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Way to Go!

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Some familiar faces (Geoff Ball [Team ABC3 Project Leader], Annick Buchholz and Stasia Hadjiyannakis [Team ABC3 Co-Investigators]) recently received funding from the Health Outcomes Improvement Fund (Alberta Health Services Maternal, Newborn, Child and Youth Strategic Clinical Network) to explore teens’ experiences in making and maintaining healthy diet and physical activity habits!

Check out more details on the Childhood Obesity Research Insight blog HERE.


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TCOM Conversations

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Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management (TCOM) is an outcomes management approach for human serving enterprises that focuses on managing positive change through collaborative, consensus-based processes that focus on the person or people served.

 

Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago and The Praed Foundation work together to provide information to policymakers and service providers whose decisions directly influence the resources available to young people, their families, and their communities using TCOM approach, which includes the TCOM Conversations blog available HERE.