At Pappas Health, we take a holistic approach to diabetes care, focusing on addressing the root causes of the condition and promoting optimal metabolic health.


We offer comprehensive support and personalized strategies to help individuals manage and optimize their diabetes care. Located in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia, our dedicated team is committed to empowering individuals with diabetes to achieve better health outcomes through the principles of functional medicine and the Mediterranean lifestyle.

Understanding Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder characterized by elevated blood sugar levels due to either insufficient insulin production (Type 1 diabetes) or ineffective use of insulin by the body (Type 2 diabetes). Left untreated or poorly managed, diabetes can lead to serious complications such as cardiovascular disease, kidney failure, nerve damage, and vision problems.

Our Approach

At Dr. Pappas Health, we take a holistic approach to diabetes care, focusing on addressing the root causes of the condition and promoting optimal metabolic health. Our approach includes:

  1. Comprehensive Assessment: We’ll conduct a thorough evaluation of your medical history, lifestyle factors, dietary habits, physical activity levels, and other factors contributing to your diabetes. This comprehensive assessment allows us to develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your unique needs and goals.
  2. Personalized Treatment Plans: Based on our assessment findings, we’ll develop a personalized treatment plan that addresses the underlying factors contributing to your diabetes and promotes better blood sugar control. Our treatment plans may include dietary modifications, exercise programs, stress management techniques, sleep optimization strategies, nutritional supplementation, and other interventions aimed at improving insulin sensitivity, regulating blood sugar levels, and reducing the risk of complications.
  3. Nutrition Guidance: Nutrition plays a crucial role in diabetes management. We’ll provide you with evidence-based nutrition guidance, emphasizing the principles of the Mediterranean diet, which has been shown to improve glycemic control, reduce insulin resistance, and lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in individuals with diabetes. Our nutrition recommendations focus on whole, nutrient-dense foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, healthy fats, and moderate amounts of red wine.
  4. Lifestyle Modification: Lifestyle factors such as physical activity, stress levels, sleep quality, and environmental exposures can significantly impact diabetes management. We’ll work with you to identify and address lifestyle factors that may be contributing to your diabetes, providing guidance and support to help you adopt healthier habits and routines that support better blood sugar control and overall well-being.
  5. Ongoing Support and Monitoring: Managing diabetes is a lifelong journey that requires ongoing support and monitoring. We’ll provide you with regular follow-up visits, monitoring of your blood sugar levels, medication management, and adjustments to your treatment plan as needed to ensure that we’re effectively managing your diabetes and optimizing your health over time.

Get Started Today

Are you ready to take control of your diabetes and improve your quality of life? Contact Dr. Pappas Health in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia, to schedule an appointment with our experienced team. Together, we’ll harness the power of functional medicine and the Mediterranean lifestyle to help you achieve better blood sugar control, reduce the risk of complications, and live a healthier, more vibrant life with diabetes.

To learn more about how Pappas Health can guide you towards optimal wellness through the Mediterranean lifestyle, contact their team of experts. Visit their website, Pappas Health, or call (703) 734-8271 to schedule a consultation.

“Discover the secrets of the Mediterranean lifestyle and unlock a world of health and happiness. Start your Mediterranean journey today and experience the transformative power of this timeless way of life.” – Dr. Sam Pappas, Functional Medicine Practitioner at Pappas Health