Diet Doctor Podcast #59 — Dr. Casey Means
Dr. Means’ interest in blood sugar doesn’t stop with food. In this interview, we also discuss how sleep, stress, and other factors can affect a patient’s blood sugar response.
If you’re curious about how a CGM might help you learn about your metabolic health and help you take action to improve it, this is the episode for you.
Thanks for reading,
Bret Scher, MD FACC
Table of contents
01:55 Welcome, Dr. Casey Means
02:10 Dr. Means’ journey from surgical training to metabolic health
07:59 What people around Dr. Means thought of her transition
12:20 Technology in health care
16:15 What CGM is and how to use it
21:25 CGM to help clear confusions with food
27:49 Most people reacts differently towards food
33:15 Real data on CGM to help patients get better
36:46 What is the optimal glucose number?
40:09 Glucose level numbers according to Dr. Means
45:31 Glycemic variability
52:30 Blood sugar: goal and advice for patients
56:11 Reverse metabolic inflexibility
1:01:56 Does technology give patients useful information?
1:05:47 High blood sugar after HIIT exercise
1:08:52 Where to find Dr. Casey Means
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