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About my experience with Glucose Level monitoring

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Based on my readings from Outlive by Peter Attia, I did a two weeks experiment and measure my blood sugar levels using a continuous glucose monitor (I used Freestyle Libre 3).

I wanted to learn:

  • what kind of nutrition has what effect on my glucose levels
  • what effect does intermittent fasting have
  • what about sleep and my glucose levels
  • overall, now with 47, how am I doing with my blood sugar levels

The great thing is that these monitoring devices provide a data point every minute and was for me an very fascinating experience to live monitor what happens in my body during the day.

I attached some pictures that show various interesting insights from a 24h time range.

For intermittent fasting it was interesting to see, how the glucose levels slowly decrease over time and get glow 100 at the end of my 14-16h intervall.

In the beginning I had some interesting spikes with low glucose levels. One during the night and one during a power nap. This might also explain my immense power boost during naps, that make me waking up, super refreshed. Very interesting. But actually it did not appear again during the 2 weeks of measuring.

And also interesting to see that especially pasta and wheat products lead to a very fast increase to glucose levels. I had the same effect when eating grapes. On the opposite, much of my currently main nutrition created only a steady change and a less variable glucose level around 100.

Fascinating how our body works. Thanks for the impulse Peter Attia through your book. And looking forward to further exploring.

Posted on LINKEDIN on 2024-01-26_Fri


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