Why managing inflammation may improve your CGM scores
Insulin helps shuttle blood sugar into your cells. Insulin resistance is when insulin isn’t working as well and blood sugar remains in the blood, potentially effecting your readings on your continuous glucose monitor (CGM).
Chronic inflammation can drive insulin resistance, particularly when the inflammation is driven by obesity. Therefore, if your inflammation levels are high, it may impact how well your body is processing sugar and managing blood sugar spikes. So, addressing inflammation may help your CGM scores.
In addition, insulin resistance can drive more inflammation, leading to a vicious cycle:
So, it may help to prime your body to manage blood sugar by managing your inflammation levels.
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