HUB Life - Triathlon and Endurance Lifestyle

#23 Should You Use a Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)?

November 18, 2023 Dr. Marion Herring and Dr. Rob Green
HUB Life - Triathlon and Endurance Lifestyle
#23 Should You Use a Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)?
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In today's episode, we're putting the spotlight on continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) and its implementation for us as athletes.  We explore what a CGM is and how it works and Dr. Herring breaks down the science behind these wearable devices, explaining how they provide real-time data on blood sugar levels, allowing athletes to gain insights into their body's response to different foods and activities.

Discover the practical applications of CGMs for athletes as we explore how monitoring blood sugar levels can lead to better nutrition choices. From pre-workout fueling strategies to post-exercise recovery, we'll uncover how CGMs empower athletes to optimize their metabolic efficiency, enhancing both short-term performance and long-term health.

In this episode, we'll emphasize the age-old adage that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Explore how proactive monitoring of blood sugar levels can serve as a powerful tool in preventing potential health issues down the road. 

Whether you're a seasoned athlete or someone embarking on a fitness journey, this episode is packed with valuable information that can help you make informed choices for your nutrition, performance, and long-term health. Tune in to HUB Life and discover how continuous glucose monitoring can help you make informed and smart decisions.
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Sports Medicine
Running Rivalry and Bike Transport Updates
Continuous Glucose Monitor Usage and Experience
Continuous Glucose Monitor and Its Applications
Metabolic Efficiency and Glucose Monitoring
Understanding Blood Sugar and Optimal Performance
CGM and Performance Monitoring
Preventing Fatigue, Managing Blood Sugar
Managing Blood Sugar Levels and Meals