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Reminder--Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Conference: Early Bird Deadline

Deadline September 13, 2010

3rd Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity: Families in Focus
October 28 - 29, 2010

Pre-Conference Symposium:  Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Aboriginal Youth: Determinants and Interventions
October 27, 2010

Hamilton, Ontario

This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 3rd conference will focus on the family. The meeting will examine important intergenerational and family-based determinants of childhood obesity. Specifically, the conference will provide insight on prevention and treatment strategies for children with obesity and their families at the policy, school, public health and primary care levels. In addition, emerging issues relating to childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus in aboriginal communities will be highlighted.

The Early Bird Deadline is September 13, 2010. Register now and save!

Please visit http://www.interprofessional.ubc.ca/Obesity_Conference.htm to view conference brochure, register on-line, book your accommodation and more.