What I Learned From Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor for 28 Days

Here’s how I improved my metabolic health by wearing a Levels CGM (and even lost 8 pounds!)

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The box I received in the mail before starting the 28-day challenge.
Optimal glucose levels chart
Optimal glucose levels chart
Source: https://www.levelshealth.com/blog/what-should-my-glucose-levels-be-ultimate-guide

What’s Glucose?

The Challenge

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What it looks like after you’ve applied the CGM and Levels-branded protective patch.

What I Learned

The Good

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My standard breakfast consistently earned a perfect 10 score.
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Raw almonds also consistently scored a perfect 10.

The Not-So-Good

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Chipotle burrito bowl with white rice and chicken.
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Pot roast with onion, carrot, sweet potato, and asparagus.

The Surprising

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So long double IPAs, you’ll be missed.
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Tequila had little effect on my glucose. The spike was from eating sushi.
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