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Learn More About Tracking Your Blood Sugar

Tracking your glucose levels can inform the lifestyle choices we make that can lead to weight loss. The articles below will help you learn more about the how, the why, and the science behind tracking your blood sugar.

Glucose Tracking

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What Factors Affect Blood Sugar Levels?

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How Long Does It Take to Lower a Blood Sugar Spike?

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How Your Period Can Affect Blood Sugar Levels

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How Garlic Can Help Lower Blood Sugar

slices of watermelon on a table outdoors

Is Watermelon a Good Fruit for Weight Loss?

Side by side of fingerstick glucometer and a cgm device

CGM Accuracy vs. Fingerstick Glucometers

Thomas DeLauer

Using CGM Data to Crack the Weight Loss Code

man wearing CGM riding exercise bike

Why Is My Blood Sugar High During or After Exercise?

a heap of ground cinnamon on a square plate next to a bundle of rolled cinnamon sticks

Can Cinnamon Lower Blood Sugar Levels?

Woman—with outstretched arms—wearing a CGM plus Signos sport cover on her left tricep

The Scientific Evidence for Using CGMs for Weight Loss

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Improve Weight Loss, Sleep, Stress, and Exercise With A CGM

Body Signals

The Great Apple Experiment - How Much Does an Apple Spike Glucose?

Close up shot of vials of blood drawn from patients to track their blood glucose

Why Would a Non-Diabetic Want to Track Their Glucose?

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What Should Blood Sugar Be at Bedtime?

An overhead shot of salad preparation, a meal that is unlikely to spike your blood sugar that may help you lose weight

How Tracking Glucose Can Change Our Weight Loss Mindset

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Dawn Effect: Higher Blood Sugar in the Morning

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Full Body Workout: 10 Minutes to Lower a Glucose Spike

a large black bowl filled with chickpeas, bell peppers, cucumbers, cilantro, veggies, and pita bread with a spoon in the bowl.|line graph image of a high glucose spike from the Signos app|Hannah's Day 1 high glucose spike from white rice|Hannah's Day 2 high glucose spike after white rice|Bill's Day 2 glucose spike after white rice|Bill's glucose after eating white rice on Day 1|a big bowl of raw vegetables with a low glycemic index and low glycemic load|pints of strawberries, a fruit with a low glycemic index and low glycemic load|salmon and lemon slices on a sheet pan. Salmon has a low glycemic index and low glycemic load.|close up shot of a bowl of chickpeas, which has a low glycemic index and low glycemic load|close up image of raw almonds and cashews, which have low glycemic load and low glycemic index|a selection of soft cheeses on white parchment paper

What Is Glycemic Index? Glycemic Load? How Do They Impact Your Glucose

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What Are Normal Blood Sugar Levels for People Without Diabetes?

A man sitting at a table with his elbow resting on a table. He has a CGM with a sport cover on his arm.

How Does a Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) Work?

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A white woman leaning back on a rowing machine with his arms bent and holding the bar to his chest.