The Genetic Factors That Influence Blood Sugar
IN THIS EPISODE:
[03:00] Why are some people very resistant to blood sugar imbalances and others are really sensitive to it?
- [10:00] The gene which maintains the balance of glucose and glycogen storage.
[13:00] Several genes affect insulin secretion, glucose production, insulin sensitivity and have an increased risk of type two diabetes and gestational diabetes.
[16:00] The old fashioned way of testing blood sugar at home.
[22:00] The effect of sleep on insulin levels.
[25:00] How to access additional information on genetic testing for blood sugar levels.
Some people are very sensitive to the glucose levels in their blood and have to work really hard at it. There’s also a group of people in the middle that could go either way and potentially end up with diabetes.
Genetics play a big role in why some people are prone to diabetes, even with a healthy lifestyle.
By doing genetic testing it will be easier to assist clients with their expectations and managing blood sugar levels.
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