Over the past few years, we published several papers related to developing and refining an eHealth intervention for parents to prevent obesity in children. Our Resource Information Program for Parents on Lifestyle and Education (RIPPLE) Study was led day-to-day by Jill Byrne (Avis; PhD Graduand, Dept of Pediatrics, UAlberta). Continue reading
As part of her graduate research, Jill Avis (PhD Candidate, UAlberta) completed a study this past year to examine the use of tools and resources to help prevent childhood obesity among a group of clinicians working in primary care. Continue reading
On the last day of the meeting, both Arnaldo and Jill presented posters based on their PhD research. In addition, the conference held some of the best sessions for the week.
Over the next week, a few of us will be in Los Angeles at the annual Obesity Week.
The primary focus of our blog is on managing and preventing obesity in children as well as sharing news about our team of clinicians and researchers. However, our work in Edmonton is a small part of a bigger picture. Continue reading
Health professionals use a variety of educational resources in their day-to-day work…..but how useful, appropriate, and effective are these resources with clients? Continue reading