Practitioner Course

Continuous Glucose Monitoring for Mental Health

Revolutionising mental health care with continuous glucose monitoring.

Online Course
1 lessons


12 Months OR Subscriber Pass


1.5 hours total


Kristen Allott

About this course

Continuous glucose monitors (CGM) have been traditionally used for diabetes
care. In recent years, they have become more broadly available as a bio-hack
tool for the health-conscious consumer. Dr. Allott will describe how to use
CGMs as a biofeedback and diagnostic tool in the realm of mental health. She
will review the different types of continuous glucose monitors and explain
which significant patterns influence mental health symptoms. Dr. Allott will
share tools that support healthy glucose levels. The impact of using these tools
can be tracked with CGMs and improved mental health symptoms.
What you receive:
  • Clear protocol explanations from some of the world's top practitioners
  • Clinical pearls for improved practice results
  • Access to your audio and video recordings via the App Store
  • A downloadable PDF of the presenter’s slides
  • Links to all referenced research papers and useful clinical handouts
  • Access to the community hub where you can get answers to your questions
  • A 30-day money back guarantee

From this course you will

  • Understand what is a continuous glucose monitor, CGM.
  • Learn types of CGMS ad where to get them.
  • Learn how to prescribe CGMs.
  • Understand how useful they are in the practice of naturopathic mental health.
  • Learn how CGMs help with differential diagnosis.
  • Recognise glucose patterns that can present as emotional dysregulated states.
  • Understand causes of hypoglycemia in a non-diabetc and what other conditions to rule out.
  • Learn what problems can arise with the use of CGMs.
  • Review underlying physiology related to dysregulation of glucose.
  • Review possible nutritional interventions to support glucose regulation.

What's in this course

Your Presenter


Dr. Kristen Allott, ND, MS, L.Ac. is a naturopathic physician, national speaker, and pioneering advocate for the use of whole foods nutrition in the treatment of mental health disorders and addictions. Dr Allott is passionate about achievable results.

As a graduate of Bastyr University in both Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and Masters in Acupuncture, she seeks to find the physiological and nutritional causes for the symptoms of mental health and addictions that are limiting her patient’s lives. In her clinical practice, she has refined her expertise on how to promote increased mental functioning by providing achievable treatments for fatigue, depression, anxiety, bipolar, ADHD, PTSD, traumatic brain injuries, addictions, and sugar cravings.

As Wellness Director of A Positive Alternative, an outpatient addictions treatment center in Seattle Washington, she focused on educating patients to do small experiments to improve energy and mental clarity and recognizing when their responsive brain is in control versus their reactive brain.

Known for her engaging speaking style and useful handouts, Dr Allott regularly presents to mental health providers and psychiatric nurse practitioner seminars on non-pharmaceutical interventions for mental health. Additionally, she consults with the Court Improvement Training Academy of State of Washington Courts to help optimize the brains for the high-stakes decision-making environment for Juvenile and Family Court System in the State of Washington. She has also been a plenary speaker for the Superior Courts Judges Conference on improving energy and mental clarity for decision making.

Dr Allott is passionate about educating individuals and communities about improving mental and physical health. As such, she has an active blog, newsletter, and free online connectors group. She is a co-author on two studies of how lifestyle and nutrition impact inflammatory pathways and is about to publish her first book.