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Meghan L Scott BScH, BScAHN, MBBS
Joined: Jul 21, 17
Government of the Northwest Territories
I am a Registered Dietitian with over 10 years of clinical experience. I have worked in acute and long term care, as well as private practice. My private practice involves mostly weight loss counselling, and I take an individualized approach to this. I find that adapting the client's current eating patterns and plan to a healthier, more sustainable plan has been the most successful in long term weight loss. I work with individuals, but also run a 6-week nutrition basics class and have worked
Amy Peters MSc Molecular Biology
Joined: Jul 21, 17
Novo Nordisk Ltd
I am working on understanding the complexities and challenges people with obesity face in every day life and through understanding that, challenge healthcare professionals and government to do something about it!
Emily Lehan
Joined: Jul 20, 17
University of Ottawa
I am working with the Childhood Healthy Active Living program through CHEO on improving access to care for paediatric obesity in the Ottawa area.
Edith Jobin B Sc
Joined: Jul 19, 17
I follow the clients with chronic diseases (diabetes, hypertension, obesity,etc) I do a lot of teaching on healthy lifestyles.
Caroline Trieman
Joined: Jul 19, 17
University of Ottawa
Family Medicine Resident Physician Would like to learn more about obesity and weight management to assist my patients
Antonia Arnaert PhD
Joined: Jul 18, 17
McGill University
Dr. Arnaert’s research interests lie in the area of using new developments in telehealth technologies to provide whole-person care. She is interested in investigating the use of different information and communication technologies to bridge geographic distance and improve healthcare delivery for the elderly, for people living at home with chronic and life-threatening illness, and for persons having undergone surgery. Dr. Arnaert examines the feasibility of integrating a telehealth program in the
Kathy Wilson LPN; ADN; BSN; MSN ; (will soon have DNP)
Joined: Jul 18, 17
Southeast hospital college of nursing and health science
Hello, I am completing my capstone @ Walden University about the subject of obesity. The purpose of my project is to develop an education program , using the 5A’s Framework for Obesity Counseling for APRN’s to use in counseling obese patients at one small rural health clinic. The state of Missouri is 16 th of having the obese population and it is the county of which I live's top priority according to our public health site. Personally: I chose this topic because i battled weight issues a
Ashley Button Bachelor of Recreation (Co-op)
Joined: Jul 18, 17
Government of NL
I am new to the area of obesity but have been involved in the physical activity sector for over 7 years. Would like to learn more about this issue and the linkages with physical activity which is only one piece of the puzzle!
Alex Paré M.Sc
Joined: Jul 17, 17
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke (CHUS)
Research Coordinator, Division of General Surgery, Sherbrooke, Qc, Canada
John Bird Sport Science (BSc)
Joined: Jul 17, 17
hacking health and fitness
I have a degree in sport science and am interested in personal training and health & fitness blogging.
Inga Reid
Joined: Jul 17, 17
Home Care clients are all age groups and weight ranges. The Obesity Management Course helped me serve my obese clients better.
Kayla McGowan
Joined: Jul 16, 17
To understand the guidelines in screening and managing obesity.
Laura Rogers MScRS
Joined: Jul 16, 17
referred to this website through research coordinator Thea and physician
Adele Gagnon BSc RD
Joined: Jul 15, 17
University of Alberta
I am a registered dietitian working as a research coordinator in the department of agricultural, food and nutritional sciences at the University of Alberta. I am interested in seeking professional development and research opportunities in the field of obesity management.
Heather Johnson university studies toward BA/BEd
Joined: Jul 14, 17
Having been a competitive athlete growing up I always fed my body for nutrition and peak performance. I would wonder how it was possible for anyone to let themselves "go" whenever I saw an obese person. Years later, years of mindless eating, eating to not disappoint others, emotional eating and binges I too am obese. I have almost 20 years of being 70-130 lbs overweight. I help others to share nutrition knowledge but I also have yoyo'd so much myself. Diagnosed as prediabetic I am finally
Sarah Gray PhD
Joined: Jul 14, 17
University of Northern British Columbia
I am an Associate Professor at the Northern Medical Program, UNBC and hold a Tier 2 CRC in the Integrative Physiology of Diabetes. I am a biomedical researcher examining the underlying mechanisms of obesity and Type 2 Diabetes. My research group is interested in understanding how hormones regulate energy expenditure and thus body weight, with a specific interest in how adipose tissue function becomes dysregulated in obesity. In addition to lab-based science, we have recently initiated a clinical
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Mary L'Abbe BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD
Joined: Oct 18, 13
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