Balancing Blood Sugar: Practical Tips for PCOS, Insulin Irregularities and Women’s Health


In this episode, I have a special guest, Danielle Hamilton, a Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and a renowned blood sugar expert.

Dani's journey from struggling with her own health issues, including PCOS, to becoming an expert in blood sugar balance and nutrition is truly inspiring. 

Join us as we explore how blood sugar impacts overall health and well-being, and we'll uncover key insights, especially relevant to women's health.

We talk about: 

10:20 - Ignoring blood sugar: the root of all issues

19:30 - The struggle with undiagnosed hypoglycemia

26:40 - Different types of PCOS and the importance of insulin levels

30:10 - Tracking hormones and insulin levels for PCOS management

38:20 - Importance of balancing blood sugar 

47:10 - Therapeutic ketogenic diet 

51:10 - Circadian rhythms and blocking blue light at night

58:10 - The benefits of incorporating movement and standing desks

01:06:00 - Strategies to manage blood sugar during menstrual cycle

01:12:20 - Personalized health and the use of continuous glucose monitors

01:15:20 - Helpful tips for optimizing blood sugar

Questions answered in this podcast:

  • Which fatty proteins can help stabilize blood sugar for those with low blood sugar?
  • How does red meat benefit those with low blood sugar?
  • Besides PCOS, what other conditions is blood sugar important for?
  • How do you manage blood sugar on a day-to-day basis?
  • What symptoms can be caused by fluctuations in blood sugar?
  • What health conditions can be caused by blood sugar and insulin issues?
  • How does high insulin levels affect the body?
  • What are the benefits of a therapeutic ketogenic diet?


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