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Helping You

Discover personalized health solutions with Kale Diagnostics - where empathy, expertise, and advanced diagnostics meet. 

Feel At Your Absolute Best.

Understanding Your Unique Needs. Transforming Health With Precision.

In-Depth Appointments

Partner with expert practitioners who understand and tailor each session to your health goals, drawing from personal experience and years of clinical practice.

Functional Lab Testing

Enhance your health with our precise lab tests. Move beyond basic blood work—our detailed assessments identify exactly what your body requires.

Personalized Health Protocols

Experience personalized care with our comprehensive, doctor-approved wellness plans, tailored to your unique health needs.

About Us

At our clinic, we embrace a functional medicine approach, offering comprehensive care tailored to your unique biological makeup. We begin with private, one-on-one consultations to deeply understand your health objectives, complemented by cutting-edge functional lab testing that reveals crucial insights into your health status. This detailed analysis enables us to develop customized health protocols specifically designed for you, aimed at addressing the underlying causes of your symptoms.

 

Our care approach is deeply empathetic and informed by our practitioners' personal health challenges and extensive clinical experience. This unique blend of personal insight and professional expertise ensures we focus not only on treating symptoms but also on building lasting health and resilience. As you navigate your health journey, you'll receive support from a team that truly understands and has the clinical skills to effectively guide you. We are committed to empowering you at every step, working together to achieve your optimal wellbeing.

In-Depth Private One-on-One

Partner with practitioners who truly get you. In every private session, your unique health goals drive the conversation. We dive into your lab results, fine-tune your nutrition, and adjust lifestyle factors—all tailored just for you. What makes us different? We've been in your shoes, overcoming our own health issues, and have years of experience in our clinical practice helping individuals just like you.

Advanced Functional Lab Testing

Find clarity in your health journey with our data-driven lab tests. Say goodbye to basic blood work and guessing games: our detailed assessments pinpoint exactly what your body needs. Your expert-crafted plan is all about you: your needs and goals, all supported by the latest scientific findings. Once your lab results are in, our team shows you how your imbalances have been driving symptoms, and what you can do to heal at a cellular level. 

Personalized Health Protocols

Step into a world of care that is as detailed and distinct as you are. Comprehensive and thorough, your protocol is a doctor-approved plan of action that serves as a roadmap to wellness, designed with your symptoms and lab markers in mind. Your recommendations are set to move the needle in your biology: from symptom improvement, to energy balance, all the way to future illness risk reduction techniques. We're ready to meet you where you are: optimistic and experienced, having seen a variety of cases find a rhythm of resolve through our method of care.

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"I have so much more confidence around my health than ever before. They absolutely go above & beyond for their clients, and I would recommend them to anyone looking to invest in their overall health!"

Marianna Bisson

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"I have seen so many different health professionals but Kale Diagnostics looked at my lifestyle habits, my background, and all the in betweens to come up with the perfect plan for me, that actually worked."

Taylor Reece

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"Kale Diagnostics transformed my life. Before, I battled weight issues, chronic allergies, and low testosterone. I lost weight, gained muscle, overcame allergies, and raised my testosterone levels naturally. "

Richard Hart

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At Kale Diagnostics, we believe in a different path—one that listens, understands, and collaborates with you to address the root causes of your health concerns. We have supported many women and men within a vast range of health challenges, such as:

What We've Helped With

About Kale Diagnostics

Why We're Different

Our approach is rooted in functional medicine, a science-driven practice that views your health as a complex, interconnected system. Modern medical care is rarely unified, with various specialists lacking communication and understanding of your specific needs and treatments. We provide the most reliable and affordable access possible to a method of care that leaves no stone unturned as we explore your unique biology. 

Your health symptoms deserve a long-term solution instead of a temporary fix. While modern medicine has brought many advancements, it is all too often missing the mark when it comes to genuine healing. We understand the pathology of disease, and we utilize the medicinal mechanisms found within nature to provoke change in your bodily systems. We draw upon the clinical correlations found in your unique health data to make the best suggestions for your health. If you crave cautious care that prioritizes your safety and ultimate wellbeing above all else, you are in the right place. 

We are here for you throughout every twist and turn of your health journey. When you become a client, we address immediate symptoms while also building a resilient foundation for lasting wellness. We're not after a quick fix: we are here to help you build a health body to support you for the long-haul. 

With us, you are heard, validated, and understood. Empathy drives the connection we share, and you can rest well knowing that we will never dim our commitment to your highest good and ultimate wellbeing.

To Your Health,

The Kale Diagnostics Team 

Our Expert Team

Kourtney Simmang

Nutritional Practitioner

Kourtney Simmang (BS, CNC, FDNP) is the co-founder of Kale Diagnostics and is widely esteemed as a leading functional diagnostic nutritionist within the field of functional medicine. She overcame chronic health struggles through functional nutrition, lab testing, and extensive research, finding lasting solutions to hormonal, gut, and immune issues. With her distinctive expertise and unwavering dedication, she has proficiently guided women towards sustainable wellness by leveraging personalized nutrition plans and supplemental strategies.

Dr. LuLu Shimek

Naturopathic Physician

Dr. LuLu Shimek is a distinguished alumna of the esteemed Bastyr University, who has since become a pioneering expert in the fields of women’s health, biohacking, and genetic analysis. As a naturopathic doctor, Dr. LuLu works with patients experiencing chronic diseases such as hormonal imbalance, thyroid disorders, gastrointestinal dysfunction, depression, anxiety, and fatigue. Her philosophy is centered around uncovering the root cause of illness and igniting the body's innate ability to heal, resulting in life-changing transformations.

Dr. Hina Quasim

Board Certified Physician

Meet Dr. Quasim, a board-certified family medicine physician known for her dedication to combating obesity and promoting lifestyle management. With a passion for sustainability and clean living, Dr. Quasim brings a fresh perspective to Kale Diagnostics. Committed to medical excellence, she balances her professional pursuits with the joys of family life, cherishing her role as a devoted parent to two beautiful children and the proud owner of a rambunctious German Shepherd.

Sarah King

Nutritional Practitioner

Sarah King (BS, CHC, NTP) is a seasoned nutritional practitioner and the lead practitioner at Kale Diagnostics, dedicated to helping women navigate their health challenges. At Kale Diagnostics, she plays a crucial role in overseeing the quality of the practice, ensuring that high standards are consistently maintained. Her diverse educational background includes training from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, the Nutritional Therapy Association, and a master's degree in nutrition and functional medicine from the University of Western States. Sarah's personal journey to overcome health issues such as acne, bloating, PMS, PCOS, fatigue, and headaches led her to utilize lab data and personalized nutritional modifications for effective healing. Today, she applies this methodical approach to help other women achieve their health goals, combining her extensive knowledge with a compassionate, patient-centered approach to care.

Dr. Jess Springhetti

Naturopathic Physician

Dr. Jess Springhetti is a licensed naturopathic doctor with a passionate commitment to all aspects of women’s health. A graduate of Sonoran University of Health Sciences, she believes that naturopathic medicine offers invaluable resources for women seeking to take charge of their well-being. With a special interest in the mind-skin-gut connection, she focuses on supporting women with dermatological and all hormone-related concerns. Having witnessed many women endure debilitating health issues that are often minimized or overlooked, Dr. Jess is dedicated to ensuring you feel heard and well-supported on your healthcare journey. Her practice style is rooted in a "patient-centered" approach, treating you as a whole person—mind, body, and spirit.

Ally Fitzmaurice

Board Certified Nurse Practitioner

Ally Fitzmaurice (MSN, APRN, FNP-C) is a compassionate Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with eight years of experience in various conventional medicine areas including addiction/psych, emergency room, medical-surgical, and as a float nurse. Additionally, served as a clinical adjunct for nursing students and conducted home-care assessments. Throughout this diversified journey, Ally identified a significant void in the healthcare system, prompting a personal exploration into functional medicine. Through overcoming her own personal health challenges, Ally discovered the power of functional medicine in addressing root causes of health issues. This revelation ignited a passion for pursuing an integrative and functional approach to healthcare, leveraging functional nutrition, lab testing, and personalized care tailored to each individual. Committed to creating a safe and supportive environment, Ally strives to ensure that every individual feels heard, understood, and empowered on their journey to optimal health.

Dr. Maggie Pilat Rzeszuto

Naturopathic Physician

Dr. Maggie is a Naturopathic Physician specializing in integrative wellness through evidence-based medicine, offering personalized, holistic care. Her expertise includes preventative healthcare, nutritional and functional medicine, hormone therapy, and dietary counseling. She treats women’s health conditions, nutrient deficiencies, gastrointestinal disorders, endocrine and metabolic disorders, hormonal imbalances, autoimmune conditions, chronic disease, fatigue, and allergies/sensitivities. Dr. Maggie earned her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from National University of Health Sciences and holds Bachelor's degrees in Biology and Psychology from Loyola University Chicago. With nearly a decade of clinical experience, she is dedicated to individualized patient care. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, outdoor activities, and spending time with her husband, their two daughters, and their dog.

Melody Dedmon

Registered Dietitian

Meet Melody Dedmon (RDN, LDN), a passionate Registered Dietitian specializing in women's health and functional medicine. With years of experience in the health and fitness industry, Melody has witnessed the profound impact of nutrition and lifestyle practices on women's well-being. Her personal journey through eating disorders, Hashimoto's, Lyme disease, fatigue, painful periods, and gut issues ignited her commitment to uncovering the root causes behind health problems. Melody focuses on hormone health, gut health, and nervous system regulation, drawing from her comprehensive training in functional medicine. Her goal is to empower women to regain control of their health and discover lasting solutions without stress and overwhelm.

Daniele Kuhn

Registered Deititian

Daniele Kuhn (MS, RDN) is a dynamic and results-driven Registered Dietitian Nutritionist committed to fostering holistic well-being. With a fervent dedication to guiding individuals towards vibrant health, Daniele has empowered over 100 clients to reverse their biological age and overcome nutrition-related illnesses. Through a personalized approach that incorporates motivational interviewing and targeted supplementation, she has proven success in transforming lives. Specializing as a clinical maternal and pediatric dietitian, as well as an integrative medicine practitioner, Daniele draws from a rich tapestry of insights gained through her personal health journey and the experiences of her clients. Her unwavering belief in the potential of functional, integrative, and evidence-based care is a driving force in her mission to lead clients to wellness. By leveraging objective lab data, tracking measurable progress, and delivering compassionate care, Daniele continues to illuminate the transformative power of comprehensive health strategies.

Sydney Shank

Nutritional Practitioner

Sydney Shank (M. Ed, NTP), a distinguished Nutritional Practitioner, transformed her personal health struggles into professional purpose. Her encounters with unresolved health issues ignited a quest for solutions, leading her to a comprehensive study of nutrition. Now, she merges personal passion with her profession, advocating for women's health empowerment. Sydney is dedicated to promoting an understanding of wellness through a functional health approach, ensuring her clients feel supported and understood on their path to well-being.

Melissa Mastroberardino

Nutritional Practitioner

Melissa Mastroberardino (RHN) is committed to empowering individuals with the knowledge and resources necessary to enhance their personal well-being. With a profound passion for holistic health and wellness, Melissa is committed to guiding individuals on a transformative journey toward optimal well-being. She firmly believes that nutrient-dense foods and healthy living are the primary means to achieving overall health and wellness, and believes in supporting the body's natural ability to achieve health by modifying factors that hinder well-being.

Mikaela Martinez

Nutritional Practitioner

Mikaela Martinez (RHNC) is a certified Holistic Health and Nutrition Coach. She transformed her personal struggles with health and emotional issues into a holistic healing journey. Confronted by the challenging reality of debilitating menstrual cramps, persistent anxiety, and ongoing digestive discomfort, Mikaela embarked on a purpose-driven exploration into the world of health and wellness. Through extensive research, she adeptly navigated various therapeutic modalities, targeting solutions to transform her personal health and to bring effective wellness strategies into the market.

Chelsea Markham

Nutritional Practitioner

Chelsea Markham (INHC, NTP, RWS) is a passionate nutritional practitioner who was frustrated with her own health issues, dealing with digestive dysfunction and anxiety, and decided to take matters into her own hands. Her educational background includes the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, Nutritional Therapy Association, and Restorative Wellness Solutions Level 1. Committed to the art and science of healing, Chelsea specializes in restoring women's health through functional testing, to ultimately uncover the root cause. Her journey, from overcoming personal health obstacles to empowering others, exemplifies the profound impact that a dedicated nutritional practitioner can have on one's well-being.

Kayla Gasbarro

Nutritional Practitioner

Kayla Gasbarro (MSFN, FDN-P, CNHP) is an experienced functional nutritionist who holds a Master’s degree in human clinical nutrition from Maryland University of Integrative Health as well as professional certifications from Trinity School of Natural Health (CNHP) and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition (FDN-P). Kayla came to know the world of holistic healing through her own decade-long journey with chronic illness. In 2013, after 10 years in the conventional medical system, Kayla found herself more chronically ill than when she started and taking numerous prescription medications she was told she would need to be on for life. At that point, she made the decision to advocate for herself and reclaim her health. With the help of a team of holistic practitioners, she was able to reconnect with her own intuition, discover the root causes of her chronic health issues and completely heal herself through nutrition, targeted supplementation and somatic therapy. Through this experience, she was gifted with her life purpose, which is teaching others to self-heal. Kayla is an empathetic, intuitive clinician who specializes in facilitating transformative healing for women experiencing chronic illness. Using functional lab-guided protocols, Kayla helps women regain their health and return home to themselves.

The Backstory

Kale Diagnostics was born from the passion and dedication of Kourtney and Stephen Simmang, a husband-and-wife team committed to revolutionizing healthcare through functional medicine. Kourtney’s journey from battling chronic health issues—PCOS and Hashimoto's—to reclaiming her health through functional nutrition, lab testing, and deep research inspired her to help others. Her success in transforming her own health led her to become a highly regarded functional diagnostic nutritionist, transforming women's health through her one-on-one work. Witnessing the profound impact of Kourtney’s one-on-one work, they recognized the need to expand these transformative solutions to a wider audience. With Kourtney’s deep expertise in functional medicine and Stephen’s primary experience in healthcare—including telemedicine, health shares, and managing health and wellness platforms for industry clients, including Gallagher Affinity—they understood the shortcomings of conventional healthcare. Their combined personal experiences with the profound impact of alternative medicine reinforced their commitment to this cause. Together, they founded Kale Diagnostics with a mission to provide reliable, value-based functional medicine. Their goal is to ensure every client feels heard, valued, and understood, addressing immediate symptoms while building a strong foundation for lasting wellness.

Kourtney Simmang

Co-Founder

Stephen Simmang

Co-Founder

How It Works

We offer three plans, each designed to provide varying levels of support while maintaining the same high standard of care. Every plan utilizes functional medicine to deliver personalized care tailored to your unique biology. Through private consultations and advanced lab tests, we gain deep insights into your health. With this information, we develop custom health protocols that address the root causes of your symptoms, ensuring you achieve optimal wellness.

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