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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a frustrating set of symptoms that affect three to ten percent of the female population. Not only do women with PCOS struggle with irregular menstruation and infertility, they’re also at increased risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease. But there might be lifestyle changes that can help, especially with the use of continuous glucose monitoring.
Have you ever measured your glucose levels and wondered: is this normal? You’re not alone. This is a common question without a standard answer. For our next “You Ask, We Answer” article, Shana R. Spindler, Ph.D., explores what we know about normal glucose levels.
Explore current approaches to disease prevention with Dr. Shana Spindler as she discusses scientific progress in continuous health monitoring and shares her own life-saving encounter with personalized medicine.
Science has shown us that peoples’ response to the same food can be highly individual, so the ‘optimal diet’ is different for each of us. Here’s how measuring our glucose response to different foods can help us make the right choices.
Read the story of Garrett Panno, a chiropractor and long-distance runner who hit the "dreaded wall". He was determined to run the 2017 Chicago Marathon and raise money for the American Diabetes Association. Over a million spectators were cheering him on, but Panno’s blood sugar levels were dangerously high. Glancing at the numbers on his Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) made him question if he should continue. It wasn’t looking good...