Episode #230 – How Blood Sugar Impacts Immune Function

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, Episode #230 – How Blood Sugar Impacts Immune Function

, Episode #230 – How Blood Sugar Impacts Immune Function

In This Episode:

  • Understand how blood sugar dysregulation impacts the immune system. [09:01]
  • Learn about the process called “phagocytosis” and the normal range of phagocytic index you need to maintain to ensure a balanced and healthy immune system. [10:29]
  • Know more about the hypoglycemic episodes and how they can be triggered by your blood sugar level. [11:35]
  • Examine the effects of insulin resistance on inflammation and why it’s important to control the amount of insulin the body is releasing. [13:18]
  • Realize the importance of protecting the gut lining and the effects of a leaky gut on the immune system. [24:43]
  • Here are simple ways and strategies to boost the health of your immune system. [30:40]

Listen to the interview of Dr. Jockers with Dr. Peter Kan as they give a sneak preview of the much anticipated Immune Masterclass and mention a few topics that will be discussed by renowned experts in chronic inflammation. In this interview, he talks about the impact of blood sugar on the immune system when there’s an imbalance of production in the body. He also talks about blood sugar-related hormones like insulin and cortisol and how an imbalance in the production of these hormones can be detrimental to immune function.  

To find out more about Dr Kan’s Immune Masterclass go here

“A blood sugar of 120 or more will reduce the phagocytic index by 75%, basically crippling the immune system and the ability to break down pathogens.”

-Dr. David Jockers


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