Insights about your health, both physical and mental.
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.
Rates of obesity and diabetes are climbing. This is a scary trend for pregnant women, who rely on proper blood sugar regulation for themselves and their developing babies during pregnancy. Learn about Dr. Grace Brannon’s diabetes story, which begins with a life threatening event soon after diagnosis, and how she managed type 1 diabetes throughout two pregnancies using continuous glucose monitoring.
Fighting against the sympathetic nervous system is no easy feat. If we could change the way we perceive stress, we could reduce the negative effects of stress on our blood glucose levels and our bodies. Sometimes this perception of stress is taking place on a level we do not fully realize. So, keeping track of blood sugar is the best way to know how food and life’s stressors are affecting you.
Lowering blood sugar is essential for a number of good health reasons and it’s not a goal one can describe as a “short-term” one. But even for foods relatively high in glucose, there are strategies you can apply to minimize their impact on your glucose levels. We lay them all out in this blog post.
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.
Dr. Shana R. Spindler explores a crucial question about High-Intensity Interval Training: what does research reveal about the effects of HIIT on our health, especially for those who are tracking blood sugar levels?
Gestational diabetes is a common problem during pregnancy. Women develop high blood sugar levels that can harm both mother and baby. Here we explain how to detect it early and how the right nutrition and lifestyle can help pregnant women avoid and manage symptoms.