Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist

Jacqueline Thompson, MS, RD, CDCES, MES

Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist


Jacqueline Thompson, MS, RD, CDCES, MES
Jacqueline (Jackie) Thompson is a graduate of Long Beach State and San Jose State Universities and has been a Registered Dietitian for over 20 years and a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) since 2005. Jackie has certifications in Adult Weight Management, Pediatric Weight Management, Holistic Health Coaching and Medical Exercise and has extensive training and experience in Integrative and Functional Medical Nutrition Therapy.

Jackie currently has a Functional Nutrition-focused virtual private practice. She has worked in outpatient diabetes education programs on the Central Coast for over 17 years, provided a variety of diabetes education and consulting services and taught university level nutrition courses.

Jackie is passionate about helping people reach their optimal state of health using a team approach to create a realistic individualized plan that includes diet, lifestyle, movement, sleep and stress management. She believes that chronic health conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and heart disease can be prevented and/or the risk can be reduced with targeted lifestyle modifications that address the root of these conditions. Jackie specializes in weight management, metabolic conditions, auto-immune conditions, gut-health, food allergies/sensitivities and a plant-based diet and she uses a food as medicine-based approach.

Jackie is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND); AND Weight Management, Diabetes Care, Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine and Sports Cardiovascular & Wellness Nutrition Dietetic Practice Groups, Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists, Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy and the Institute for Functional Medicine.

Jackie lives on the Central Coast, enjoys trying new vegan recipes and teaching a variety of group fitness classes including Zumba, POP Pilates and Yoga.

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