Recommended Organizations and websites

Canadian Obesity Network (CON)

The Canadian Obesity Network – Réseau canadien en obésité (CON-RCO) is Canada’s largest professional obesity association for:

  • Ealth professionals
  • Researchers
  • Policy makers
  • Obesity stakeholders
  • Canadian Diabetes Association
  • Obesity Medicine Association
  • Heart and Stroke

www.obesitynetwork.ca

Dr Yoni Freedhoff Blog

In our opinion, an extremely passionate advocate for preventing obesity and helping people understand this condition. Dr Freedhoff is a Family Doctor in Ottawa and Medical Director of The BMI Clinic.

Take some time to read his blogs which are very informative and often very humorous.
We recommend all of our patients sign up for Dr Freedhoff’s blog.

www.weightymatters.ca

Dr. Arya Sharma’s Blog

Dr. Arya M. Sharma, MD/PhD, FRCPC is Professor of Medicine & Chair in Obesity Research and Management at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. He is also the Clinical Co-Chair of the Alberta Health Services Obesity Program.

Dr. Sharma is founder and Scientific Director of the Canadian Obesity Network, a network of over 6000 obesity researchers, health professionals and other stakeholders.

He is also the Past-President of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons.

Hands downs the most informative and thorough place to get informed and motivated. Dr. Arya Sharma has been a mentor to Dr Wharton for years and we use tools created by Dr. Sharma and the CON team on a regular basis. Join Dr. Sharma’s blog for lots of great information, trust us his posts are never boring!

www.drsharma.ca

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