As a girl on-the-go, my body often falls victim to sugar overload. Every event I am invited to is filled with perfectly sliced red velvet cake, teeny (but delicious) cake pops, fresh baked chocolate chip cookies – and let’s not forget about my weekends where I cram in all the work that needs to be done and then wash it down with Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. It’s probably about time for a trip to the doctors, you think?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, seven million individuals are believed to be undiagnosed, and as many as 79 million are believed to have pre-diabetes. Watch the video above to find out how to monitor your glucose levels.

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