Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children

Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children

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Severe Obesity & Global Developmental Delay Cases

Our surveillance study on severe obesity (SO) & global developmental delay (GDD) in preschool children with the Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program (CPSP) is coming to an end on January 31, 2020.

If you are a pediatrician participating in the CPSP and have seen cases of SO and GDD between February 1, 2018 and January 31, 2020 please be sure to report it to the CPSP before January 31!

SOGD End of Study Infogaphic

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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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Severe Obesity & Global Developmental Delay

We are thrilled to share that we have started receiving cases of severe obesity & global developmental delay for our surveillance study with the Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program!

To help promote our study and encourage participating paediatricians to report cases we have developed an infographic. Check it out!

SOGDD Infographic - 18Jul18

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Characteristics of Children with Severe Obesity

UntitledChildren ages 2 to 5 with severe obesity appear to be more likely of a racial and/or ethnic minority, have greater disparities in social determinants of health than their peers, and are more than twice as likely to engage in double the recommended screen time limit, a recent study suggests. Continue reading

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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