At Emerald City Wellness, we bridge the gap between the diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes and a treatment plan. Starting with your first visit, we work to bring your Diabetes into remission through medication and realistic lifestyle changes. Many people see improvement in their blood sugar levels after just one appointment!
While PCOS is often treated from a fertility perspective in OB/Gyn offices, Teresa recognizes PCOS as a metabolic disease closely related to insulin resistance. Women can often have improvement in their PCOS symptoms and may even achieve pregnancy after treatment of the underlying metabolic disorder.
Metabolic Syndrome is a group of risk factors that increase the risk for developing diabetes, heart disease, and having a stroke. At Emerald City Wellness, we work together to improve metabolic status through lifestyle changes and appropriate medication.
The latest science tells us that achieving a healthy weight is significantly more complicated than the simple story told in the media and most doctor’s offices. At Emerald City Wellness, we recognize Obesity as a complicated disease, not a character flaw.
Prior to opening Emerald City Wellness, Teresa worked in a large, hospital-based bariatric surgery center. Teresa now applies her firsthand knowledge of the benefits and pitfalls of bariatric surgery to her patients to ensure that weight loss and improved metabolic health last a lifetime.
Body Mass Index (BMI) doesn’t give an accurate assessment of a person’s health in relation to their weight. At Emerald City Wellness we have special equipment for testing Body Composition for a more complete picture of health related to muscle mass and body fat percent.