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Posted in on 14 May 2011
Stats: 42,367 views and No Comments ...s and staff (some of which may have occurred outside of HALO) this report includes all publications from 2012). Adamo KB, Ferraro ZM, Brett KE. Pregnancy is a critical period for prevention of obesity and cardiometabolic risk. Canadian Journal of Diabetes 36: 133-141, 2012. Adamo KB, Langlois KA, Brett KE, Colley RC.  Young Children and Parental Physical Activity Levels:  Findings from the Canadian Health Measures Survey. American Journal of Pre...
Dr. Kristi Adamo
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Posted in on 15 May 2011
Stats: 12,362 views and 49 Comments ...ociety for Health & Fitness Treatment and Research of Obesity in Pediatrics in Canada Publications (sample) Adamo KB, Ferraro ZM, Goldfield G, Keely E, Stacey D, Hadjiyannakis S, Jean-Philippe S, Walker M, Barrowman NJ. The Maternal Obesity Management (MOM) Trial Protocol: a lifestyle intervention during pregnancy to minimize downstream obesity. Contemp Clin Trials. 2013 May; 35(1): 87-96 Ferraro ZM, Gruslin A, Adamo KB. An active pregnancy...
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Posted in on 14 May 2011
Stats: 42,111 views and No Comments Name of the PI(s) Organization/Agency Title of Project Amount (Year) Adamo W. Garfield Weston Foundation The effects of obesity and excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) on placental lipid transport and fetal growth $20,000 (2012) Adamo CIHR Activity Begins in Childhood (ABC)- a randomized controlled trial to inspire healthy active behaviour in preschoolers $153,000 (2012-2014) Adamo CIHR – INMD brid...
Dr. Kristi Adamo Interviewed by CTV About Her Maternal Obesity Management (MOM) Study
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Posted in Media Coverage on 6 March 2013
Stats: 2,297 views and No Comments Dr. Kristi Adamo was interviewed by CTV Ottawa News yesterday about her maternal obesity management (MOM) study that looks at the impact of too much weight gain during pregancy on the health of the baby. From the article: [Dr. Adamo] says women who gain too much weight during pregnancy are at risk of gestational diabetes and high blood pressure. And now her study shows an apparent link between the mom’s weight gain and the baby’s risk for...
Dr. Kristi Adamo Interviewed on CBC News About Higher Levels of Obesity in Children Attending Daycare
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Posted in Media Coverage on 21 November 2012
Stats: 1,016 views and No Comments Dr. Kristi Adamo (Research Scientist) was recently interviewed by CBC News for an article titled, “Obesity odds may be higher for children in daycare“. The article discusses a new research study, which reports higher levels of obesity among children attending daycare. From the article: All daycares aren’t created equal when it comes to nutritional quality and physical activity, said Kristi Adamo, a research scientist at the Chi...
Dr. Kristi Adamo Interviewed on CBC About the Relationship Between Working Late in Pregnancy and Birth Weight
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Posted in Media Coverage on 1 August 2012
Stats: 1,121 views and No Comments Dr. Kristi Adamo (Research Scientist) provided a commentary yesterday to CBC news on a recent paper on how working late in pregnancy may be related to subsequent birth weight.  From the article: Babies born to women who work later in pregnancy tend to be lighter than those whose mothers quit sooner, say researchers who compared the effect to smoking. … “In my opinion, healthful maternal behaviours trump all else,” Adamo said. &...
Dr. Kristi Adamo Receives Two CIHR Grants
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Posted in Grants on 31 January 2012
Stats: 1,790 views and No Comments Dr. Kristi Adamo, a Research Scientist with HALO, was successful in two recent CIHR grant competitions. Details of the funded grants are below: Activity Begins in Childhood- a randomized controlled trial to inspire healthy active behaviour in preschoolers Principal Investigator: Kristi Adamo Co-investigators: Gary Goldfield, Rachel Colley, PJ Naylor (Victoria), Vivienne Temple (Victoria), Nick Barrowman Operating Grant: Inst of Nutrition, Meta...
Dr. Kristi Adamo a Canadian Faculty Member at the International Graduate Course in Clinical and Exercise Physiology
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Posted in Events, Presentations on 7 November 2011
Stats: 4,500 views and No Comments Dr. Kristi Adamo was one of the Canadian faculty members at the International Graduate Course in Clinical & Exercise Physiology held at Auberge Duchesnay in Ste-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, Quebec.  This 1-week intensive advanced graduate-level course (view syllabus) brings together faculty and students from Canadian and European Universities focusing on topics in exercise and clinical physiology. This integrative research-based course...
Dr. Kristi Adamo Receives W. Garfield Weston Foundation Award
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Posted in Grants on 8 May 2013
Stats: 1,792 views and No Comments Congratulations to Dr. Kristi Adamo for being recently awarded one of the 2 W. Garfield Weston Foundation Awards for her project, Do built environment neighborhood characteristics predict gestational weight gain? The $18,000 grant will help her and her team with their research project. More details on the project are available below. Grant/Award: The W. Garfield Weston Foundation Award in Obesity and Reproductive Health. (This project is a colla...
HALO Researchers Make 17 Presentations at the 2013 Canadian Obesity Summit
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Posted in Featured Posts, Presentations on 10 May 2013
Stats: 1,151 views and No Comments ...rdiometabolic Risk Factors in Children. Annick Buchholz, Jane Rutherford, Charmaine Mohipp, Laurie Clark, Kristi Adamo, Gary Goldfield, Stasia Hadjiyannakis. The Medical and Mental Health Status of Children and Youth With Severe Complex Obesity. Zachary Ferraro, Kate Boehm, Laura Gaudet, Kristi Adamo. Counselling About Gestational Weight Gain and Healthy Lifestyle During Pregnancy: Canadian Maternity Care Providers’ Self-Evaluation. Zachary Ferra...