#096 - Casey Means, MD (Levels): Continuous Glucose Monitors, Blood Sugar And Inflammation, Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Fitness, Healthy Blood Sugar Ranges, Diabetes Prevention, And More!

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9:25 - Casey's Background

14:20 - What Is A CGM?

20:50 - What Is The Levels Experience Like?

21:20 - How Is The Prescription Accessible?

23:10 - The Application Process

25:15 - What Is It Measuring?

26:20 - What Is Insulin's Role In The Interstitial Fluid?

27:15 - How Accurate Is It?

28:40 - The Highest Saturation Levels

30:15 - CGM Compared To A Finger Prick And/Or A Lab Draw

31:30 - Why The 14 Day Time Limit?

33:00 - Recommendations For Placement

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35:20 - Placing A Patch Over The Sensor

35:50 - Night-Time Accuracy

40:45 - What Is A Good Range?

48:10 - CRP (C-Reactive Protein) And Inflammation

50:00 - The Negative Effects Of Glycation

51:20 - Insulin Resistance

53:30 - Metabolic Fitness

54:40 - The Most Insulinogenic Foods

55:50 - The "Area Under The Curve"

1:00:00 - Reactive Hypoglycemia

1:02:35 - How To Bring Back Carbs After HFLC

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1:10:15 - The Differences In Glucose Response Person To Person

1:11:50 - Glucose Levels In A Diabetic Individual

1:12:35 - The Influences On Insulin Resistance

1:16:15 - Berberine

1:16:50 - Glucose-Lowering Probiotics

1:18:50 - Is 2 Weeks Enough Time To Learn Your Patterns?

1:21:50 - Can Listeners Subscribe To Levels?

1:23:30 - Using The App And The Zone Score

1:27:00 - How The Zone Score Is Valuated

1:28:10 - Updates To The App

1:28:45 - Data Storage Of The Sensor

1:31:00 - Calibration

1:31:20 - The Bluetooth And EMF

1:31:50 - The Difference Between Glucose Levels, HbA1c And Serum Fructosamine

1:37:20 - Testing Gestational Diabetes

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