Few things feel better than summiting an epic peak or racing down a mountain on skis, and few things feel worse than a bouncing blood sugar forming jagged peaks across your cgm monitor and ruining your epic day. I set about to understanding what's happening on the inside that could be impacting blood glucose at high altitude.
I am excited to announce that I will begin my graduate school journey at UNC Chapel Hill in August! Curious about the process of applying and deciding on a nutrition graduate program? Here's what you need to know.
Carbohydrate counting is the first thing taught to those diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, but is it really an effective way to monitor blood glucose?
This week I set out to discover why I seem to be more insulin resistant when I'm at altitude. From Hyperventilation to Hemoconcentration, learn what happens to your body at high altitude.
Updated April 12, 2021 As a type 1 diabetic who loves a good IPA, I often get asked how alcohol affects blood glucose. The answer I give is not what most would expect. If you're still confused after reading this post or want to know more, check out the sources I have linked at the [...]
You don't often hear the mineral Vanadium thrown about with regards to food. Vanadium to most is an obscure transition metal on the periodic table, not something dietary along the lines of calcium or iron. Vanadium is not an essential mineral, meaning our bodies don't rely on Vanadium to perform functions such as blood clotting (calcium [...]