Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death for both men and women in developed countries. But for women, the risk related to cardiovascular disease rises significantly and quickly with the onset of menopause.
Blood sugar, or blood glucose, levels measure how much sugar is circulating in your blood. It’s usually measured by testing your blood using a finger prick, drawing bloodwork, or using a continuous glucose monitor. We always have glucose in our bloodstream as it is the body’s main source of energy.