Casey Means, MD


Casey Means, MD is a Stanford-trained physician, Chief Medical Officer and Co-founder of metabolic health company Levels, and Associate Editor of the International Journal of Disease Reversal and Prevention. Her mission is to maximize human potential and reverse the epidemic of preventable chronic disease by empowering individuals with tech-enabled tools that can inform smart, personalized, and sustainable dietary and lifestyle choices. Dr. Means’s perspective has been recently featured in the New York Times, Men's Health, Forbes, Business Insider, Techcrunch, Entrepreneur Magazine, The Hill, Metabolism, Endocrine Today, and more. She has held research positions at the NIH, Stanford School of Medicine, and NYU.

The Latest from Casey Means, MD

Taking steroids? Expect glucose turbulence

A discussion of the different ways that steroid medications can cause high glucose levels and erratic readings on your continuous glucose monitor (CGM).

Casey Means, MD

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The ultimate guide to metabolic health

Metabolic health and fitness can be improved by consistently making choices that keep glucose levels in a stable and healthy range.

Casey Means, MD

11 min read

12 glucose-lowering strategies to improve metabolic fitness

A review of 12 strategies that have been shown in research to improve glucose levels in the body. This article offers ideas to consider as you explore your personal data using a continuous glucose monitor (CGM).

Casey Means, MD

12 min read

How do glucose levels relate to depression and anxiety?

Controlling blood sugar dysregulation may be an important factor in reducing the risk of mood disorders like anxiety and depression. Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) can serve as a biofeedback tool to gain clarity into how personal glucose levels and mood are related.

Casey Means, MD

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