A Naturopathic Approach to Blood Sugar Balancing
Date: Saturday, March 21, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
High blood sugar is a silent condition often discovered too far down the line with a diagnosis of diabetes or cardiovascular disease. In this class, lead by Naturopathic Doctor, Emilie Wilson, learn why a healthy blood sugar level is critical to overall health and how high blood sugar can cause early aging. Learn everyday lifestyle tips to help maintain healthy blood sugar, with an emphasis on foods and herbs that help support a healthy blood sugar level. We’ll conclude with some tips to help transition people with a “sugary palate” to more heart-friendly foods, so they won’t miss their simple carbs!
Instructor: Dr. Emilie Wilson, ND, LAc
About the Instructor: Dr. Wilson is a Naturopathic Doctor and Licensed Acupuncturist in practice in Prescott, Arizona. Her approach to naturopathic medicine is highly individualized. She spends time getting to know each patient’s history and healthcare goals. She works with her patients to uncover the root causes of their issues and to craft a treatment plan that supports their success using nutrition and lifestyle measures as well as supplements and herbal therapies. Because she believes in addressing the root cause of illness, she often begins treatment by addressing adrenal, thyroid, and hormone health, as well as maximizing digestion. Dr. Wilson graduated from Prescott College, where she majored in Human Development and minored in Cultural Studies and Gender Issues. She attended Bastyr University in Seattle where she completed six years of medical training and graduated with a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and a Master’s in Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine. For more about Dr. Wilson, visit her website.