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  1. I was diagnosed in January with an HAbc1 of 63. When I was tested 3 months later it was down to 41.

    Somehow without trying (as such) I managed to lose 1 stone 10 lbs. Mainly by cutting out things such as potatoes and red meat.

    For bread I eat Bergen linseed and soya or Lidls high protein.

    I have had some higher readings than I would have liked lately

    5.35 pm


    before main meal

    after breakfast
    12.24 PM
    11.24 AM
    before breakfast
    9.43 AM

    yesterday before bed
    2 hours after main meal
    1 hour after
    before main meal
    4.49 PM

    10.42 am
    8.20 AM

    I test 1-2 hours after eating, as opposed to from time of testing. Am I right to be worried?

    Most days, at the moment. I have porridge for breakfast. That tends to raise more than cheese on toast. Toast with butter also raises it more.

    I can have a reading of as low as 3.7 to as high as 6.8 in the morning I have nocturia. Sometimes I can be up as many as 8 times with that. Could that have any effect on the readings? I also have a fatty liver.

    I am 54 and live with 2 cats.

    For exercise I mainly do 2x30 minutes of hard cycling on the turbo trainer and a lot of walking.

    Any replies would be most appreciated.
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