5 Things I Learned from Wearing a Continuous Glucose MonitorSep 17, 2023
In this video, you’ll learn 5 unexpected insights I learned from wearing a continuous glucose monitor (and I’m not diabetic).
The beautiful thing about a CGM is it brings what would be future consequences of your food and lifestyle choices into the present moment.
A pop habit may not manifest into type 2 diabetes for decades. But you will see a blood sugar spike on your CGM within minutes. This creates something called the Hawthorne effect - you change your behavior because your behavior is being watched.
Highlights From This Episode
[0:00] Topic introduction.
[0:31] Why shortcut the calibration period.
[1:28] Why my CGM showed differences than my Keto Mojo (finger prick).
[2:22] How to calibrate your CGM.
[3:33] Using a CGM to determine your personal carbohydrate threshold.
[5:25] Portion sizes DO matter, even for healthy food.
[6:17] You never really know what you’re getting when you’re eating out.
[7:22] Walking after meals and exercise really does help manage blood sugars.
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