The FAMILY Study

The FAMILY Study A study aimed to examine the environmental & genetic factors important in the development of obesity, type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis & other CV factors.
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Official Title: Family Atherosclerosis Monitoring In early life (FAMILY)

Objective: To measure the environmental, metabolic and genetic factors that contribute to the development of excess adiposity and obesity-related diseases that can have beginnings from the time of pregnancy to early childhood. The results of the FAMILY Cohort study will lead to a better understanding of the role of our genes

Official Title: Family Atherosclerosis Monitoring In early life (FAMILY)

Objective: To measure the environmental, metabolic and genetic factors that contribute to the development of excess adiposity and obesity-related diseases that can have beginnings from the time of pregnancy to early childhood. The results of the FAMILY Cohort study will lead to a better understanding of the role of our genes

Operating as usual

Happy New Year from the FAMILY study team!May 2020 bring hope, peace and joy to you and yours.
12/31/2019

Happy New Year from the FAMILY study team!
May 2020 bring hope, peace and joy to you and yours.

Wishing you and yours a safe and happy holiday season!
12/24/2019

Wishing you and yours a safe and happy holiday season!

The FAMILY Study wishes you all a fun, safe, and happy Thanksgiving Weekend! πŸ˜ƒπŸŽπŸ‚
10/12/2019

The FAMILY Study wishes you all a fun, safe, and happy Thanksgiving Weekend! πŸ˜ƒπŸŽπŸ‚

The FAMILY Study: Autumn 2019 Newsletter
10/12/2019

The FAMILY Study: Autumn 2019 Newsletter

Exciting news! Allergy skin testing added. Please contact us if you have not completed the 10 year visit or if you have ...
06/29/2019

Exciting news! Allergy skin testing added. Please contact us if you have not completed the 10 year visit or if you have completed it and wish to come back to have allergy skin testing for your child who is participating in the study. πŸ˜€

πŸπŸ˜€The FAMILY Study wishes you all a safe, fun, and happy CANADA DAY WEEKEND! πŸ˜ƒπŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦
06/29/2019

πŸπŸ˜€The FAMILY Study wishes you all a safe, fun, and happy CANADA DAY WEEKEND! πŸ˜ƒπŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

The FAMILY Study wishes you a safe, fun, and happy Father's Day :D
06/15/2019

The FAMILY Study wishes you a safe, fun, and happy Father's Day :D

WISHING YOU ALL A FUN AND SAFE VICTORIA DAY WEEKEND! πŸ˜„πŸŽ‡πŸŽ†
05/17/2019

WISHING YOU ALL A FUN AND SAFE VICTORIA DAY WEEKEND! πŸ˜„πŸŽ‡πŸŽ†

We hope you all have an amazing weekend and a Happy Mother's Day! πŸ˜„πŸŒ·πŸŒΈπŸŒΌ
05/10/2019

We hope you all have an amazing weekend and a Happy Mother's Day! πŸ˜„πŸŒ·πŸŒΈπŸŒΌ

The FAMILY Study wishes you all a safe and happy Easter Weekend!
04/20/2019

The FAMILY Study wishes you all a safe and happy Easter Weekend!

Happy Family Day Weekend! πŸ˜€
02/16/2019

Happy Family Day Weekend! πŸ˜€

Happy New Year! Best wishes to you all for 2019 from the FAMILY Study team! πŸŽ‰
12/31/2018

Happy New Year! Best wishes to you all for 2019 from the FAMILY Study team! πŸŽ‰

Have a fun, safe, and happy holiday season! :)
12/21/2018

Have a fun, safe, and happy holiday season! :)

Our preliminary analysis of the breathing test data suggests: children with a tendency to gain weight duing their childh...
11/01/2018

Our preliminary analysis of the breathing test data suggests: children with a tendency to gain weight duing their childhood years may be at higher risk for asthma and lung disease in adulthood

10/31/2018
Wishing you all a happy, safe, and fun Canada Day Weekend! πŸπŸŽ‡πŸ˜
06/29/2018

Wishing you all a happy, safe, and fun Canada Day Weekend! πŸπŸŽ‡πŸ˜

If you haven't already, check out our Spring Newsletter! :D
05/07/2018

If you haven't already, check out our Spring Newsletter! :D

Happy Monday! Here's our January Newsletter :)
01/29/2018

Happy Monday! Here's our January Newsletter :)

Need some ideas for places to go during the winter holidays? Here are some links to some nearby family-fun & friendly ou...
12/22/2017
Burlington Calendar

Need some ideas for places to go during the winter holidays? Here are some links to some nearby family-fun & friendly outing ideas!

Hamilton:
http://tourismhamilton.com/events/events2.php?action=search&date1=2017-12-01&date2=2017-12-31

Burlington:
https://calendar.burlington.ca/?Calendar=Festivals%20%26%20Events
http://burlingtondowntown.ca/events/festival-of-light-s/
https://www.rbg.ca/holidaytraditions

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12/16/2016
pediatrics.aappublications.org

An article in the journal PEDIATRICS discusses the short- and longer-term beneficial effects of a combined dietary-behavioral-physical
activity intervention among obese children.

You can find one of our publications at the provided link. This wouldn't have been possible without the commitment and t...
11/29/2016
Maternal and Pregnancy Related Predictors of Cardiometabolic Traits in Newborns

You can find one of our publications at the provided link. This wouldn't have been possible without the commitment and time of our study participants :)

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0055815

Background The influence of multiple maternal and pregnancy characteristics on offspring cardiometabolic traits at birth is not well understood and was evaluated in this study. Methods and Findings The Family Atherosclerosis Monitoring In earLY life (FAMILY) Study prospectively evaluated 11 cardiome...

11/29/2016

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11/29/2016

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