Updated Sept 11, 2020 I've spent the last few weeks working with the metabolic support team and shadowing the diabetes team at a large hospital in western North Carolina. Here are 5 things I’ve learned so far about diabetes management in the hospital: 1. Diabetes Knowledge is Limited We expect our providers to know everything [...]
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.
We all have those days and nothing is more frustrating than a stubborn high blood sugar. Increased insulin resistance and increased hepatic glucose production (when your body produces glucose in your liver) can both contribute to a stubborn high blood sugar. This may be attributed to a number of factors including: menstrual hormones, fighting off [...]