PCOS, PMS and Perimenopause, What Role Does Glucose Play?

An Interview with Dr. Mary Parman

Body Signals

Exploring glucose from a female perspective: with co-host Estelle Lampela, in this episode we speak with OB/Gyn Dr. Mary Parman about the role glucose plays in the female reproductive system. The discussion includes topics like:

  • The relationship between PCOS and glucose
  • Why hormonal changes can cause changes in glucose levels
  • Perimenopause and how monitoring glucose using a CGM can aid in weight management and transitioning into "maintenance" health mode

This and much more in this illuminating episode. If you'd like to learn even more, check out our scientifically-backed articles about how your period can affect blood sugar, and how hormones can affect weight loss.

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Bill Tancer is a New York Times best-selling author. He is a co-founder and the chief data scientist at Signos and the creator and host of Signos’ podcast, Body Signals.
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