Casey Means, MD


Dr. Casey Means is the co-founder and chief medical officer of Levels.

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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

2 min read

The ultimate guide to metabolic fitness

Metabolic dysfunction underlies most chronic diseases. Metabolic fitness can be improved by consistently making choices that keep glucose levels in a stable and healthy range, and minimize large glucose swings.

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

4 min read