Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children

Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children

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Severe Obesity in 21 European Countries


Researchers recently published the first analysis of the prevalence of severe obesity in school-age children living in 21 European countries using data from the World Health Organization (WHO) European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative (COSI). Continue reading

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Special Issue on Severe Obesity


The most recent issue of Childhood Obesity focuses on severe obesity among young children. The group of articles are from an Expert Exchange Workshop run by the Children’s Hospital Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics Institute for a Healthy Childhood Weight.

Access is free through to November 2, 2018! Check it out HERE.

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Free Webinar – Rethinking Obesity in Children and Adolescents

The Canadian Obesity Network (CON) hosts a series of free webinars on redefining obesity. The next webinar on Thursday, March 1st will focus on health risks related to obesity in children and adolescents, specialized health services available for families across Canada, and defining ‘success’ in pediatric weight management. Speakers include Team ABC3’s very own Drs. Geoff Ball and Katherine Morrison!

For more information and to register Click Here


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Calling all Trainees…Team ABC3 Office Hours!

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Are you an trainee in the Toronto area who’s interested in understanding and managing severe obesity in children? If so, Team ABC3 has a very exciting opportunity for you! We are offering trainees a chance to meet with our team of senior researchers!

Team ABC3 will be holding ‘Office Hours’ during our 2nd Annual General Meeting which will be taking place in Toronto on Friday November 24th at SickKids Hospital. Our Team ABC3 Office Hours are a chance for trainees to meet with some of our senior researchers for 15-20 minutes of one-on-one time. You’ll have the chance to get advice on career goals, find out about current projects and research, and make new connections!

Check out our flyer for full details and how to participate here: Team ABC3 Office Hours Flyer

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Family-based Childhood Obesity Prevention Interventions


A recent review highlights important gaps in family-based childhood obesity prevention interventions, such as a limited number of interventions targeting diverse populations and obesity risk behaviors beyond diet and physical activity.

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