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Mealtime patterns

Posted below are two reports generated from the Freestyle Libre LibreView website. They show the average relative change in my blood glucose with each meal of the day. The first report was during the high carb, standard American diet experiment in July. The second report is from the nutritional ketosis diet I just blogged about … Continue reading Mealtime patterns

Nutritional Ketosis, Days 5 & 6

I didn't get a chance to update the daily posts yesterday as the start of school, high school sports practice, and school supply shopping made for a long day. Regardless, the data hasn't changed much. I had about 29 net carbs Sunday and 22 net carbs Monday. This produced very stable blood sugar results as … Continue reading Nutritional Ketosis, Days 5 & 6

Nutritional Ketosis, Day 5

Saturday was day 5 of my journey journaling nutritional ketosis for my patients. It was a pretty busy day where I staffed Trinity's walk-in clinic and then had lots of home chores to get to before school starts next week for the kids. Breakfast was three eggs fried in ghee and a half dozen chicken … Continue reading Nutritional Ketosis, Day 5

Nutritional Ketosis, CGM Day 2

Wednesday was day two of documenting my journey into a nutritionally ketotic state of metabolism. As I mentioned yesterday, the body stores glucose which must be utilized prior to becoming fat adapted. Certain cellular machinery must be upregulated to mobilize fat from storage and allow it to enter the energy generating chemical pathways more efficiently. … Continue reading Nutritional Ketosis, CGM Day 2

Nutritional Ketosis CGM Experiment Day 1

A doctor's experience inducing nutritional ketosis.

CGM Day 5: Recovery may be boring but boring may be good.

Recovery can be boring but good for you. Yesterday was day 5 of my CGM experiment with my FreeStyle Libre. It was pretty boring which was a little by design and a little by accident. Interestingly, this blog series has prompted about a dozen of my patients to contact me and acquire a CGM for … Continue reading CGM Day 5: Recovery may be boring but boring may be good.

CGM Day 3: double spikes all day

Here on my 3rd day of wearing my Freestyle Libre, I moderated my food intake a little and didn't go overboard on anything in particular. For breakfast, I ate at Cracker Barrel with my Bible study group and I ordered the Double Meat. Typically I skip the biscuits and gravy before heading to work but … Continue reading CGM Day 3: double spikes all day