At NaturalStart Medicine, you will experience the doctor's office like you have never experienced it before. Dr. Fong will take the time to listen to your story and understand the root-cause of your health issues. Rather than just alleviating or suppressing symptoms, she will help you remove your "obstacles to cure" and apply naturopathic modalities to restore your health. When necessary, she will integrate conventional approaches working alongside Dr. Carrie, with the eventual goal always being "complete health", free of conventional drugs.
For Chronic and Recurring Health Issues
Initial 4 month program
This program is designed for adults or children with chronic or recurring health conditions. Dr. Fong works with patients who are choosing not to use conventional medications, those who are already on medications, and those who's health condition could not be explained or treated by conventional medicine. The initial program with Dr. Fong starts with one month of detective work to uncover the root cause and three months of initial treatment. Visits after the initial four month program will continue every 1-12 months until your health has been restored. Dr. Fong will work with you to tailor a program that fits your health goals.
In this program, Dr. Fong will take the time to get to know you and understand your condition. After a thorough investigation of your case, Dr. Fong will suggest an individualized treatment plan to remove the "obstacles to cure" and restore health.
Dr. Fong can work in collaboration with Dr. Carrie or your primary care doctor or medical specialist, if necessary. Dr. Fong will integrate conventional medicine when necessary and take the time to provide the education you need to understand your diagnosis and treatment options.
Visits every 3-12 months
This program is designed for patients who have completed the initial 4 month treatment with Dr. Fong or those who would like preventive care. Visits are typically every 3-12 months, depending on your level of health, or as needed for acute conditions (illness, injuries, etc.). These visits can be adjunctive to your conventional care or Dr. Fong can act as your naturopathic primary care doctor.
In this program, Dr. Fong will provide you with the tools you need to live a healthy life. She will help you understand how to optimize your system to guard against acute and chronic disease. Dr. Fong will also educate you on how to restore balance if you find yourself in an imbalanced state.
The goal of this program is not to get you healthy, but to KEEP you HEALTHY!
Dr. Diane Angela Fong, ND is the medical director of NaturalStart Medcine and heads the NaturalStart Naturopathic program. Dr. Fong developed a unique program called the NaturalStart Method, which allows her to identify and treat the underlying cause of chronic and acute illness. As a naturopathic doctor, Dr. Fong utilizes an array of naturopathic modalities to customize treatments to her individual patients. Click to read about the naturopathic modalities used by Dr. Fong.
Dr. Fong works in conjuction with Dr. Carrie when necessary to wean patients off of medications by treating the root cause, thereby eliminating the need for harmful prescription drugs. Read more about Dr. Fong and the naturopathic programs offered at NaturalStart Medicine.