Our Raleigh Providers

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Lori C. Bridges, PA-C

Nutrition

Undergraduate: Mary Washington College
PA School: James Madison University

Memberships

American Academy of Physician Assistants
American Fitness Professionals & Associates
North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants
Triangle Area Physician Assistants

Certifications

Physician Assistant Certified, NCCPA
Certified Nutrition and Wellness Consultant, AFPA
Certified Weight Management Consultant, AFPA
Certified Smoking Cessation Treatment Specialist, Peach Tree

Lori joined Wake Internal Medicine and RXUC in 2005. She divides her time between providing internalmedicine and providing consultations as the Wake Internal Medicine Nutrition and Wellness Consultant. As a physician assistant, Lori offers a unique perspective to nutrition and wellness, providing one-on-one consultations and individualized eating plans for interested patients. She provides an array of services including diabetes education, smoking cessation, weight loss counseling and heart healthy eating plans. Lori focuses on both preventive care and reversal of disease processes through well balanced eating plans and moderate physical activity. She encourages reduction of high fructose corn syrup and partially hydrogenated oils while increasing whole grains, lean meats, produce and low-fat dairy. She also provides alternative eating plans for patients with many GI issues including Celiac disease, fructose / lactose intolerance, GERD, IBS and multiple food allergies.