Welcome to Metabolic Makeover at the Raby Institute!

*Our next 6-week session begins Tuesday, September 25th to October 30th, from 5 to 6 p.m. Please call us at (312) 276-1212 to register or with questions.*


Here, you'll find information from your 6-week session, "Metabolic Makeover," that will help you better manage your health. Your guides in this session are Naturopath Katherine Chavez, ND, and Nurse Practitioner Melissa Frazelle, NP.


The purpose of this series is to educate participants who have specific disease states or health conditions in an effort to inform and modify behaviors conducive to better health and daily functioning.


Each session will be six weeks in duration and each 1 hour class will consist of a brief medical review and education pertinent to the management of chronic conditions such as Diabetes, Hypertension and High Cholesterol.


Topics covered over the six (6) week session include:

  •  OVerview of the series.
  •  What is Metabolic Syndrome?
  •  Review of what different labs and lab results mean.
  •  The importance and role of Diet, Behaviors, Exercise and other Lifestyle choices.
  •  Managing Stress
  •  Supplements and Medications


"This is a place to bring your body, mind, and spirit. You will find physicians who are your partners and guides. You will also find a space in which to share your questions, deepest concerns, frustrations, and fears."
- Raby Institute patient