Food Insecurity in Obesity Management – What is our role? | OM #4.12

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this presentations, participants will be able to:

  • Describe food insecurity in children in Canada
  • Analyze evidence for food insecurity and obesity in children
  • Review screening for food insecurity in paediatric settings​
  • Discuss interventions to address food insecurity​

Catherine Birken, MD, Hospital for Sick Children

Dr. Catherine S. Birken is a general paediatrician in the Division of Paediatric Medicine, Professor at the University of Toronto (U of T), and a Senior Scientist in Child Health Evaluative Sciences at SickKids Research Institute. She is a paediatrician in inpatient paediatrics and a paediatrician in the outpatient SickKids Team Obesity Management Program (STOMP) for children with complex obesity.

Session Didactic Slides & Recording

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