Not long ago, we completed a randomized clinical trial (The PAC Study) to compare two parent-based interventions for managing pediatric obesity. This week, we published the first of several papers from this project. Continue reading
Over the past several years, our team of clinicians and researchers at the PCWH has offered the Parents as Agents of Change (PAC) program to more than 200 Edmonton-area families. From the start, our goal with PAC has been to develop, refine, and test it in our clinic so we could share it with colleagues working in pediatric weight management, especially those who don’t have the time or resources to develop a similar program for families in their communities.
I’m very pleased to say that we recently shared our PAC program with colleagues working in Saskatchewan. They plan to offer PAC to local families in the coming months, which will complement the existing health services they already provide.