What is a Continuous Glucose Monitor?

continuous glucose monitors pros and cons

With the advent of accessible continuous glucose monitors (CGM) for those with and without diabetes, we all have the opportunity to understand more about how our glucose levels fluctuate throughout the day. A continuous glucose monitor provides real-time glucose readings every 1 to 5 minutes via a small filament that sits in the interstitial fluid […]

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Redefining Movement – Part 2

listen to your body when it wants to go from movement to resting

By Julia Marquette MS, RD, LDN When deciding how you want to move your body, check in with yourself. You may feel differently in your body from yesterday, last week, last month, and even from an earlier time today. You might ask yourself: Remember that it’s ok if these change from day to day and

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Redefining Movement – Part 1

think outside the box when it comes to your bodies movement

By Julia Marquette MS, RD, LDN Could you imagine how you would feel if you could shift your focus away from metrics measuring body movement and from trying to change how your body looks, and could shift your focus towards how you feel when you move your body? Could you consider setting the intention to

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Body Image and Embodiment – Part 2: Distortions in the Coding of Lived-Experience

concepts of embodiment

Recently I was working with a client who reminded me of the myriad ways in which being in a lighter body is positively reinforced. Not only did she experience cultural and familial validation for weight loss throughout her development, she also found her way to weight loss as a strategy to help her feel protected and

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