Why do we eat?
In this video, Dr. Shahebina Walji, the Medical Director of Calgary Weight Management Centre and an American Board of Obesity Medicine Diplomat, explains the biology of why we eat and why some people are more vulnerable to weight gain than others. Acknowledgement to Bausch Health for their support in the production of this video.
My Weight What to Know: How hormones affect weight
We hear about hormones all the time, but how much of an impact do they really have on our weight? On this episode of My Weight What to Know, Dr Walji discusses how different hormones affect weight. For more videos from experts around the country, visit https://myweightwhattoknow.com
Weight Loss Medications Approved in Canada
This video provides a brief overview of the different medications that have been approved by Health Canada as being safe and effective in treating obesity. This video is for informational purposes only, and is not meant to replace the advice of your health care team.
For information on how to use your Saxenda pen, visit https://www.saxenda.com/about-saxenda/how-to-use-the-pen.html
To register for Saxenda care, a free ongoing support program for patients taking Saxenda, visit https://www.saxendacare.ca/
To register for the Contrave support program, a free program available to all patients taking Contrave, visit https://contrave.ca/
For information on how to use your Ozempic pen, visit https://www.ozempic.com/how-to-use/the-ozempic-pen.html#ifu-video
Obesity: The Gatekeeper. the Go-Getter and the Sleepy Executive
In this animated video, Dr. David Macklin, obesity medicine specialist in Toronto, explains the complex role of the brain in managing weight in a fun and easy to understand way.
Have you every wondered why it is so hard to manage your weight? In this 50-minute presentation, Dr. Shahebina Walji MD, an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Calgary, explains eating behavior, weight and weight gain in a way that is relatable and easy to understand. After watching this video, viewers will better appreciate why obesity is now considered a chronic medical disease. Acknowledgements to the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases, University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine, for provision of the audio for this video.