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DAWN PHENOMENON INFO
CAN ANYTHING BE DONE TO COMBAT DP? FOR ME, YES. HERE'S WHAT I DO.
My fasting blood sugars are at 4.9 today around 7am (early start as we had the grandchildren). I decided to tackle my recent dawn phenomena (starting around 5 going to @6.5 yesterday with having nothing to eat) by eating a small piece of cheese more or less as soon as i woke up. Eating something zero carb. It works for me and for many. That said i don't always do it.
The 1st graph is today. After the cheese. 2nd screenshot shows that my bs didn't go higher than 5.7 before starting to come back down. Result!
Just eaten a cheese and chorizo 2 egg omelette for breaky @10am. Started at 6.0. From experience it won't rise higher than 6.5 before coming back down quickly.
3rd screenshot was yesterday's early morning readings. A later start to my day but around the same fbs. 5.0. It goes up to @6.5 before starting to come back down = DP).
First thing I ate was lunch at 1pm. I had a lovely lunch out in a local bistro. Couldn't resist as Boris has offered to chip in on the bill. ;-)
Naked cheese and bacon burger (no bun) with side salad (I didn't eat the tomatoes but did eat a little relish and coleslaw plus 2 of Eric's halloumi fries). Screenshot 6 refers.
Bs were 5.6 at 1pm when i started to eat and back down to 6.2 @2.30. Another good result.
The final screenshot shows how my bs performed after my lunch, for info. They continued to go down. The small rise to 5.4 was 2 small pieces of choccy.
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