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Nov 21, 2016

Today’s show will inspire you to eat phat balls, rub your feet with spices, and educate your community about preventing diabetes. I promise. Dr. Michele, a podiatrist specializing in diabetes patients, I met as she was deciding to join us in Yoga Health Coaching. Over the past year I’ve learned of the barriers to lifestyle care for the typical diabetes patient - and the consequences of not getting lifestyle coaching.

As an amputator, Dr. Michele Colon tells why she has turned her attention to prevention with the Millennials and Gen X’ers who are already on disability for diabetes -much younger than their parents. In this casual chat, we dive into the most effective habits in the most effective order for diabetics.

I rap with Dr. Michele Colon about Diabetes, Millennials, + Earlier Lighter Dinners

  • Why she is turning her attention to the Millennials and Gen X’ers
  • How to educate those without access to good modeling
  • Her top tips for diabetics to shift their habits

What you’ll get out of tuning in    

  • Cate’s Phat Hemp Balls Recipe
  • Tips on using Fats + greens to stabilize your blood
  • Kami’s spicy foot scrub


Body Thrive Book

Dr. Michele's Website

Ayurvedic Phat Hemp Balls Recipe


A physician, surgeon, health coach, yoga teacher, anatomy instructor, author and overall health & wellness expert, Dr. Michele Summers Colon is known as The Holistic Podiatrist of Southern California and has been interviewed and quoted in many prominent publications including USA Today, US News & World Reports, Health Magazine, Yahoo! Makers, and Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

One of Dr. Michele’s greatest strengths is her ability to help women create balanced, healthy lives by looking at the whole picture. Dr. Michele combines the best of Eastern and Western medicine to create individualized health & wellness plans for her clients.

For almost two decades, Dr. Michele has dedicated herself to maintaining a private medical practice and providing exceptional care to her patients while at the same time studying Holistic Medicine, Ayurveda, Yoga, Reiki, Reflexology, and Acupressure. Dr. Michele believes that food is medicine and that yoga, Ayurveda, and meditation are the keys to perfect health.

Dr. Michele has a Bachelor’s degree in Physiology, a Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences, and a Doctorate degree in Podiatry with a specialty in Foot & Ankle Surgery. Dr. Michele is also certified in Yoga, Reiki, Reflexology, and Laser Therapy. Dr. Michele specializes in Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, and Therapeutic Yoga to provide the most healing, relaxation, and rejuvenation to her patients and clients.

Dr. Michele has studied Ayurveda extensively and has worked with some of the best practitioners throughout California to bring Ayurveda to the forefront of medicine. Combining yoga, Ayurveda, and meditation is one of Dr. Michele’s passions so that she can spread the word to as many clients and patients as possible that this is the path to perfect health.