Self Advocacy Tools For People Living With Obesity

It is no secret that access to evidence-based obesity treatments is difficult for most Canadians living with obesity. This includes both access to knowledgeable multi-disciplinary chronic disease programs with experience in long-term obesity management and coverage for obesity medications.

Because advocacy is most effective when people living with obesity (and their families) themselves get engaged in demanding better access and services, the Canadian Obesity Network has now released fact sheets with guidance for patients seeking to advocate for themselves.

These information sheets are available both in English and French and can be downloaded at the following links: