What You Need To Know About Blood Sugars (BLA S1E8)

What You Need To Know About Blood Sugars (BLA S1E8)

If you aren't personally affected, odds are you know someone in your life who has problems with their blood sugars. In Episode 8 of the podcast we talk all about blood sugar, how to test for problems in your body, and why we care about it so much.

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This podcast is for entertainment, education, and informational purposes only. The topics  discussed should not solely be used to diagnose, treat , or prevent any condition. Additionally, the opinions expressed are solely my own and do not represent any formal stance taken by my employer.  The information presented here was created with an evidence based approach, but you please keep in mind that science is always changing and at the time of listening to this there may some new data that makes this information incomplete or inaccurate. Always seek the advice of your personal physician or qualified health care provider for questions regarding any medical condition.