Part 5: Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor as a non-diabetic Physician: Beginning to Share My Data

Part 5: Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor as a non-diabetic Physician: Beginning to Share My Data

As I mentioned in part 1 of this series, a significant reason for me wearing a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) was to understand (a very small portion) what it might be like to have diabetes. I will never fully understand what it is like to have diabetes, and I know that. I do understand what …

Part 4: Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor as a non-diabetic Physician: Unexpected use – CGM to eliminate fatphobia and homophobia (it’s not what you preach, it’s what you tolerate)

Part 4: Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor as a non-diabetic Physician: Unexpected use - CGM to eliminate fatphobia and homophobia (it's not what you preach, it's what you tolerate)

As I mentioned in part 1 of this series, a significant reason for me wearing a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) was to understand (a very small portion) what it might be like to have diabetes. I will never fully understand what it is like to have diabetes, and I know that. I do understand what …

Part 3: Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor as a non-diabetic Physician: What’s Normal?

Part 3: Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor as a non-diabetic Physician: What's Normal?

I have been analyzing data from the Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) experience I’ve been having (see these posts for more: Why I decided to wear a continuous glucose monitor as a non-diabetic physician , and Part 2: Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor as a non-diabetic Physician: The Experience) and I had run into a problem …

License to Use my Photo Terminated due to Transphobic Content: It’s not what you preach, it’s what you tolerate

License to Use my Photo Terminated due to Transphobic Content: It's not what you preach, it's what you tolerate

This photograph, taken last year at the #ProtectTransStudents protest in Washington, DC USA, has gone somewhat viral in the year since it has been taken (over 10,000 views). As I review the use of my photographs on a regular basis (and have a system that notifies me of such use), I happened upon a blog …

Part 2: Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor as a non-diabetic Physician: The Experience

Part 2: Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor as a non-diabetic Physician: The Experience

In Part 1, I described why a physician without diabetes (me) would wear a continuous glucose monitor (CGM): Why I decided to wear a continuous glucose monitor as a non-diabetic physician In this post I’m going to write about the experience. The next one, about the data. Disclaimer/Caveats It’s possible/highly likely that some of my …

Part 1: Why I decided to wear a continuous glucose monitor as a non-diabetic physician 

Part 1: Why I decided to wear a continuous glucose monitor as a non-diabetic physician 

I am not diabetic or pre-diabetic (at least I didn’t think so). Or hypertensive. Or overweight (however, I am a formerly fat person). And I decided to wear a continuous glucose monitor (see photograph above). Why? I have been learning more about diabetes prevention & reversal (something that was never taught to us in the …

Emerging Science of Carbohydrate Restriction and Nutritional Ketosis, Columbus, Food Innovation Center, The Ohio State University

Emerging Science of Carbohydrate Restriction and Nutritional Ketosis, Columbus,  Food Innovation Center, The Ohio State University

I am back from the Food Innovation Center (@food_center) at The Ohio State University where, as usual, I learned as much about life as I did about the science of carbohydrate restriction and nutritional ketosis. That’s why one goes to a conference in addition to watching the content later (I do both). Academic Mobbing and …

Washington, DC Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Meetup: Food Entrepreneurship within a Desolate Industrial Food Landscape

Washington, DC Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Meetup: Food Entrepreneurship within a Desolate Industrial Food Landscape

If you don’t like the news, go make your own / the future doesn’t create itself / the future has to start somewhere and it’s usually here. Thank you David Birsen & Nadine Calderon, founders of Washington, DC based Revol Snax (@RevolSnax) and part of Washnington, DC’s Union Kitchen Accelerator (@UnionKitchenDC) for presenting at the …

Thanks for Quoting me, in Transgender advocates adopt lobster emoji – Portland Press Herald

Thanks for Quoting me, in Transgender advocates adopt lobster emoji - Portland Press Herald

Thanks for quoting me in this piece mentioned below, Portland Press Herald (@PressHerald). I agree with the sentiments of the artists (Charlie_Craggs) starting this movement – Emoji is (has become) more than just a character set. Inclusion and exclusions of significant parts of society can be reflective of bias: “Emojis are a way for the …