November 21, 2022
In this episode we dive into 3 situations that can raise blood sugars that your endo probably never told you about! Hormone driven changes in the feet to floor reaction, somogyi effect, and dawn phenomenon are 3 different scenarios that can drive up blood sugars during the early morning hours or overnight.
Experiencing pregnancy with diabetes can feel like a whole new ball game, and unfortunately the advice surrounding the topic doesn’t always help. That’s why I’m so happy there are people like Lemma Brown supporting women through this experience.
November 14, 2022
November 7, 2022
Ever feel like the only options you have at your favorite coffee cops are sugar-free variations? I don’t know about you, but I refuse to give up my pumpkin spiced latte or holiday drinks from Starbucks. They don’t need to be more difficult – just more strategic in your approach. Inside today’s episode, Registered Dietitian […]
Exercising with diabetes carries more variables, more considerations and more questions. One of the most common questions I get on working out and managing blood sugars is “what should I eat before to mitigate low blood sugars?”. Inside today’s episode, my co-coach Jessica Hrdlicka, RD CDCES and I sit down to discuss how to effectively + confidently walk into your next workout.
October 24, 2022
October 10, 2022
Pizza.. the epitome of every diabetic.. but what if it didn’t have to be? Pizza may be harder to dose for, but it doesn’t mean we can’t master the bolus and enjoy our slices in the process.
Ever been told that low carb meals don’t require a bolus? Well, there is more to that narrative that we’re not usually told. Every macronutrient plays a role in our bolus strategy, which may be why you still see high blood sugars after low carb, high protein meals!
September 5, 2022
August 22, 2022
What do things like pizza, burgers and Chinese food all have in common? If you answered “they’re impossible to bolus for”, this episode is for you! While these meals can be more difficult on blood sugars, they’re not impossible to tackle! High carb, high fat meals just take different considerations and different strategies.
What’s the best diet for people living with diabetes? A balanced one! A question we get inside of Keeping it 100 most often is “what does a balanced meal look like and how do I get it to work for my blood sugars?”
July 18, 2022
July 4, 2022
What’s the most important area to master in your diabetes management before all else? You guessed it, your baselines. While there’s such an emphasis on lifestyle, diet and exercise on blood sugars, the easiest area to overlook in having trust, ownership and predictability in your management is understanding how to test, assess and adjust your basal rates, carb ratios and correction factors.