For health care professionals who care for individuals with obesity and their families, health services are designed to improve the health and well-being at the patient and/or family level. However… Continue reading
What is the ideal diet? It’s a question that’s been a hot topic of debate and controversy for years (generations?!) among the general public and academic community.
It hasn’t been long since the last post in 2017, but a lot has happened since then!
Defining “success” in preventing or managing obesity is usually based on a measure of weight (kg), BMI (kg/m2, z-score, percentile), and/or body fatness/composition. Continue reading
The most effective and impactful scientists are not just good at what they do; they’re also good at communicating what they do, both verbally and in writing. The more public aspect of communication includes oral presentations and seminars at conferences or in class rooms. These activities can inspire or discourage depending on the skill and talent (or lack thereof) of the speaker. Continue reading
There are a number of ways to evaluate individuals’ performance and productivity in the workplace, including self-assessments, peer-to-peer feedback, and manager-to-staff performance reviews. Continue reading
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
Teens tend to have a tougher time making and maintaining healthy lifestyle changes compared to children. Continue reading