Episode 276

The Top Mistakes People Make When Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor

With Brigid Titgemeier

Poor metabolic health and blood sugar imbalances are the largest drivers of chronic disease. At least 50 percent of adults in the United States have abnormal blood sugar levels and/or insulin resistance. Research shows that of those with pre-diabetes, more than 84 percent do not know that they have it. A large contributor is a lack of access to information about your body.

Today on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, I talk to Brigid Titgemeier about why tracking blood sugar is important, the benefits of wearing a continuous glucose monitor, and factors to consider when interpreting your data.

Brigid Titgemeier is a Functional Medicine Registered Dietitian and health advocate who is on a mission to help you transform your health through personalized nutrition. Throughout her career, Brigid has worked with more than 4,000 clients. She founded the functional nutrition and health-consulting business, BeingBrigid Nutrition, in 2019 to offer individuals, groups, and Fortune 500 companies virtual programs and coaching that provide a data-driven, personalized, food-is-medicine approach to health. She teaches integrative and functional nutrition at Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine. With a master’s degree in Public Health Nutrition and a board certification in Integrative and Functional Nutrition, Brigid was a founding dietitian at the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, working under Dr. Mark Hyman.

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For more on Brigid Titgemeier, follow her on Instagram @beingbrigid, Facebook @beingbrigidfunctionalnutrition, Twitter @beingbrigid, YouTube @beingbrigid, and through her website beingbrigid.com. If you are interested in working with Brigid, email katie@beingbrigid.com to learn more about her programs. 

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I hope you enjoyed this conversation as much as I did.
Wishing you health and happiness.
Dhru Purohit

In this Episode, you will learn

  1. The importance of having access to vital health metrics
    (6:25)
  2. The accessibility of continuous glucose monitors
    (12:48)
  3. Why one diet doesn’t work for everyone and the key to personalization
    (16:05)
  4. The myth of needing to have a flat glucose line
    (24:10)
  5. How stress impacts glucose response
    (35:24)
  6. Understanding how saturated fat affects blood sugar
    (40:24)
  7. Brigid’s Blood Sugar Reset Program
    (46:23)
  8. Brigid’s health journey
    (48:35)

Guest

 
Dhru Purohit

Dhru is the host of the Dhru Purohit Podcast, a top 30 health podcast with over 30 million downloads.

As an entrepreneur, Dhru is also the CEO Dr. Hyman Enterprises, Farmacy and the UltraWellness Center, a functional medicine based clinic that specializes in treating chronic disease through personalized medicine.

 
Brigid Titgemeier

Brigid Titgemeier is a Functional Medicine Registered Dietitian and health advocate who is on a mission to help you transform your health through personalized nutrition. Throughout her career, Brigid has worked with more than 4,000 clients. She founded the functional nutrition and health-consulting business, BeingBrigid Nutrition, in 2019 to offer individuals, groups, and Fortune 500 companies virtual programs and coaching that provide a data-driven, personalized, food-is-medicine approach to health. She teaches integrative and functional nutrition at Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine. With a master’s degree in Public Health Nutrition and a board certification in Integrative and Functional Nutrition, Brigid was a founding dietitian at the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, working under Dr. Mark Hyman.

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