Over the past several years, our team of clinicians and researchers developed a weight management intervention for parents of children with obesity called Parents as Agents of Change. Continue reading
About one year ago, after several years of lobbying and planning to have a Social Worker join our clinical team at the Pediatric Centre for Weight and Health, we were very happy to have Shayne Vars join us to help better support our families. Continue reading
Over the past few weeks, we’ve had a couple exciting additions to our team.
For the past 5 years, our Edmonton-based Pediatric Centre for Weight and Health has been one of several Canadian sites participating in the CANadian Pediatric Weight management Registry (CANPWR) study. However, our CANPWR is not the only POWER-house around. Continue reading
Later this fall, many of us in Edmonton will be heading to Ottawa for the 6th Conference on Recent Advances in Preventing and Treating Obesity in Children. Our research team will be presenting data on a variety of topics, including metabolically healthy obesity, parents’ recommendations to enhance enrollment in weight management, and home visits for managing pediatric obesity.
Things tend to slow down a little bit over the summer months…..both clinically and academically. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t shine a little light on recent happenings at the PCWH. Continue reading