Understanding Blood Work: Insulin, Glucose & HbA1c

Understanding Blood Work: Insulin, Glucose & HbA1c

By Leanne Vogel

There’s a lot of misconception around insulin, glucose, HbA1c, and what these markers tell you about your metabolic, and overall health. The goal isn’t always, “the lower the better”. Grab your most-recent panel, and I’ll show you how to make sense of your blood work!

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Hi! I’m Leanne (RHN FBCS)

a Keto Nutritionist, host of The Keto Diet Podcast, and best-selling author of The Keto Diet & Keto for Women. I want to live in a world where every woman has access to knowledge to better her health.

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Understanding Blood Work: Insulin, Glucose & HbA1c

Understanding Blood Work: Insulin, Glucose & HbA1c

There’s a lot of misconception around insulin, glucose, HbA1c, and what these markers tell you about your metabolic, and overall health. The goal isn’t always, “the lower the better”. Grab your most-recent panel, and I’ll show you how to make sense of your blood work!

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