Ontario Paediatric Bariatric Network

Last updated on November 30, 2022

The Ontario Paediatric Bariatric Network (OPBN) is comprised of 11 clinics that provides specialized paediatric bariatric services to children and youth who are overweight or obese. The OPBN identifies priorities and recommend strategies to advance a coordinated system of services, address service gaps, and improve quality of care over time across community and hospital settings, and across urban, rural and remote regions.

Webinar Series: Paediatric Diabetes and Paediatric Obesity Management (Dec. 2022 - March 2023)

Register for and learn more about PCMCH's current webinar series for primary care and paediatric endocrinology providers, clinical educators, nurse practitioners, psychologists, dietitians, social workers, exercise therapists and others interested in learning about current practices in child and youth diabetes and obesity management.

Resources

The 5As of Pediatric Obesity Management

The Canadian Obesity Network’s 5As of Obesity Management program is a step-by-step framework for non-specialists who manage obesity in their patients. It is an easy-to-use roadmap that provides sensitive, realistic, measurable and sustainable obesity management strategies focusing on improving health and well-being.

4Ms to Careplan – Case Study

The 4Ms stand for the Mental, Mechanical, Metabolic and Monetary health of a patient. The 4Ms help care provider understand the drivers and consequences of obesity to develop realistic, feasible and sustainable management plans.