LOOKING FOR PARTICIPANTS (in good health, with diabetes or depression) to participate in our
on going studies on (1) the co-morbidity type 2 diabetes–depression and (2) the effects of physical activity on muscle energy metabolism.
25th Annual European Congress on Obesity (ECO2018) May 23 - 26, 2018 in Vienna, Austria. Link to Website
This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 7th conference will focus on a range of topics that impact the prevention and treatment of obesity beyond the clinic setting, considering the broader social and environmental factors that influence the health of children, adolescents, and families. This multi-theme meeting will explore the role that health care professionals can play in promoting healthy strategies within the greater community to enhance the well-being of children and adolescents living with obesity. Specifically, the conference will showcase examples of successful collaborations that span diverse settings, including the health care system, government, schools, and community at-large. Link to Website
The 2018 Exchange theme ODPH: A New Era in Public Health Nutrition has something for everyone and is sure to help prepare you for the exciting changes on the horizon. This year's topics will include: microbiome research, paediatric allergies, senior’s heath and health equity as well as representation from ODPH’s working groups including: food systems, marketing to kids, child care, and healthy eating in recreational settings. We have also devoted an entire half day of our conference to an exciting panel of Food Systems speakers. Link to Website
Join us on October 1-2, 2018 in downtown Ottawa, steps away from Parliament Hill, to explore Health Canada's proposal for front-of-pack nutrition labelling, a progress report on calls for a national school food program, next steps for Canada's Food Guide, a national food policy for Canada, health promoting consumption taxes, and much more. Link to Website
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick, in partnership with the Government of New Brunswick, is proud to present their first ever conference on childhood obesity: Promoting Healthy Weights in Children. Link to Website