My “A-HA” Moment and How It Changed Everything

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Patty Nece remembers the moment when her lifelong struggle with her weight started to change. A little context first though… Patty is an accomplished attorney with the Department of Labor and recipient of the Obesity Action Coalition’s 2015 Barbara Thompson Award for Advocacy. She is bright and engaging, and she has a successful career, meaningful…

The Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines: Why They’re A Big Deal

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On Tuesday, August 4, the Canadian Medical Association Journal published a summary of the long-awaited Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines, which were developed by Obesity Canada and the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons. The guidelines themselves are composed of 19 chapters (that can be seen here) covering topics ranging from the genetics…