People often worry about high carb meals, high fat meals, or not doing enough exercise. I thought I’d do an experiment that measures my glucose while comparing all three – porridge with and without peanut butter, with rest or exercise. What did the CGM tell me? Read on to find out!
What’s it like using a continuous glucose monitor (CGM)?
We’ll explore the practicalities, advantages and limitations of having a Continuous Glucose Monitor placed on your arm or tummy. Is it worth the time, cost and hassle?
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