Meet yOur Team
We have a comprehensive team of specialists trained to help you and your physician manage your diabetes, now and for the rest of your life. Our team includes a certified diabetes educator, registered dietitians, and an exercise physiologist. Our diabetes education program is designed to create a series of sessions unique to your specific needs.
Meet Our Team
Michelle Frey, BS, Exercise Specialist
Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Seattle Pacific University. Michelle has 15 years of experience in outpatient diabetes, cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation education. The past three years she has focused primarily on diabetes education. Michelle’s goal is to help people achieve optimal health through exercise, weight loss, nutrition and stress management; helping people create individual lifestyle changes that will last a lifetime.
Megan Gill, MS, RD, CD
Megan earned her Master of Science degree in Nutrition from Bastyr University in 2008, where she also completed a year-long dietetic internship. She has earned advanced certification in Adult Weight Management through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Megan’s goal is to help patients achieve their maximum potential in health and wellness through a whole foods approach. She has special interests in gastrointestinal health (IBS, IBD, etc.), autoimmune disorders, and food sensitivities/allergies.
Wendy McRae, RD, CD
Wendy earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition from Montana State University and completed her dietetic internship through Idaho State University. Her personal interest in nutrition, more specifically diabetes, began after being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes as a child. Wendy has known from the beginning that she wanted to specialize in diabetes education so that she can provide sound education for people to take control of their own life and diabetes health. Wendy brings passion and a long personal history of knowledge when working with diabetes patients. She hopes to complete her Certified Diabetes Educator certificate in order to continue to learn the best and most useful practices to guide people along their health journey.
Christina Sackman, RD, CD
Christina earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition from Central Washington University, then completed a dietetic internship through Utah State University. She has earned advanced certification in Adult Weight Management through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Christina’s focus on nutrition and healthy eating grew from her passion for competitive sports, particularly track and field.
Kara Siedman, RD, CD
Kara earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, then completed a year-long dietetic internship at the California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo. She has earned advanced certification in Adult Weight Management through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Kara strives to work with patients on an individual basis and views nutrition and food as a bridge for disease prevention and management. She has special interests in nutrition for cancer patients and exercise.