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Article January 2012 in the Canadian Family Physician
Topic: Feasibility of an Interdisciplinary Program for Obesity Management in Canada

Article January 2012 in the Canadian Family Physcian


Wharton S. Current Perspectives on Long-Term Pharmacotherapy for Obesity. Canadian Journal of Diabetes. 2015; 1(15) 00553-5

Wharton S, Serodio K. Next Generation of Weight Management Medications: Implications for Diabetes and CVD Risk. Current Cardiology Reports. 2015: 17:35

Canning KL, Brown RE, Wharton S, Sharma AM, Kuk JL. Edmonton Obesity Staging System
Prevalence and Association with Weight Loss in a Community Obesity Clinic. Journal of Obesity. 2015, 1-7

Rebecca H. Liu, Sean Wharton, Arya M. Sharma, Chris I. Ardern and Jennifer L. Kuk. Influence of a Clinical Lifestyle-Based Weight Loss Program on the Metabolic Risk Profile of Metabolically Normal and Abnormal Obese Adults. Obesity. 2013;2(8):1533-1539

Liu RH, Wharton S, Ardern CI, Kuk JL. Difference in weight loss based on ethnicity, age and comorbidity status in a publicly funded adult weight management centre: 1-year results. Clinical Obesity.2013;3(1-2): 21–31

S.Wharton, S. Vanderlelie, A.Sharma, S.Sharma, JL Kuk. Feasibility of a publically funded weight management program in Canada. Canadian Family Physician. 2012; 58(1):e32-38

S. Sharma, S. Wharton, M. Forhan, J.L.Kuk. Influence of weight discrimination on weight loss and self selected weight loss discrimination. Clinical Obesity. 2011;1(4-6):153-160

Marina Mauro, Valerie Taylor, Sean Wharton, Arya M. Sharma. Barriers to obesity treatment. Euro J of Int Med.2008;19(3):173-180

Gianluca Iacobellis, Naveet Singh, Sean Wharton, Arya M. Sharma. Substantial changes in epicardial fat thickness after weight loss in severely obese subjects. Obesity.2008;16(7);1693-1697


Wharton, S, Serodio, KJ, Aarts, MA, Kuk, JL. Factors Associated with Self-Perceived Obesity and Health Status in Patients with Severe Obesity: A Preliminary Study. Canadian Obesity Network Summit- 4th Annual. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Apr 2015.

Wharton S, Serodio KJ, Kuk JL. Patients with severe obesity self select bariatric surgery regardless of EOSS stage. Canadian Obesity Network Summit- 4th Annual. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Apr 2015.

Jiandani D, Wharton S, Kuk JL. Predictors of early attrition in patients attending an obesity management program. Obesity Society. Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Nov 2014

Kuk JL, Canning KL, Brown RE, Wharton S, Sharma AM. Edmonton Obesity Staging System Prevalence and Association with Weight Loss in a Community Obesity Clinic. Obesity Society. Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Nov 2014.

Sivapalan N, Craik AC, Wharton S, Fine R, Fung R, Aarts MA. Knowledge and Interest in Bariatric Surgery in Patients with Morbid Obesity. International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and metabolic disorders (IFSO). Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Aug 2014.

Fung M, Wharton S, Kuk JL. Receptivity to bariatric surgery in obese patients. Canadian Obesity Network Student Meeting (COSM). Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. June 2014.

Jiandani D, Wharton S, Kuk JL. Predictors of early attrition in patients attending an obesity management program. Canadian Obesity Network Student Meeting (COSM). Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. June 2014.


Wharton SN. BScPhm, Andrews A. BScPhm, Petrou C, MD FRCP(C). Paediatric asthma education conducted by community and hospital pharmacists. Pharmacy Practice 1997;13(5):46-64

Wharton S, BScPhm, PharmD An Introduction to Evidence Based Medicine. UTMJ 1998;76(2)

Wharton S, BScPhm, PharmD Evidence Based Medicine, Understanding the Numbers. UTMJ 1998;76(2)

Wharton, S, BScPhm, PharmD Racism or Science? Racial Categories are inappropriate in Medical Practice and Medical Research. The Auricle (The UofT Medical Students Newspaper), Issue 3 May 1999

Margau R, BSc, Wharton S, BScPhm, PharmD. Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Medicine. UTMJ 1998;76(1):28-33

Wharton Sean, BScPhm PharmD, Pharmacology Editor of all sections of the Toronto Notes 2001


Hunger and Satiety (The National Congress of the Mexican Academy for the Study of Obesity, Guanajuato, Mexico-Nov 2015)

Current Approach to Obesity Management: A new framework for front-line health providers (Family Medicine Forum-Nov 2015)

Obesity Management and Cardiac Disease (4th Annual Cardiovascular Symposium- Oct 2015)

Medical and Surgical Advances in Weight Management (York University-Oct 2015)

Vitamin and Nutrient Deficiencies Associated with Bariatric Surgery (Dieticians of Canada - Oct 2015)