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A bit confused....

Discussion in 'Gestational Diabetes' started by Lolpea, Mar 10, 2020.

  1. Lolpea

    Lolpea · Newbie

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    Short question;

    My before dinner reading was 6.2, and my after dinner reading (1 hour) was 5.4. How can it be lower than before I ate...? ‍♀️ For reference, I had a 6 inch sub and some water.
     
  2. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    Do you have diabetes? What type? Are you on meds? Use insulin?
     
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    FirstSpringFlower · Newbie

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  4. NicoleC1971

    NicoleC1971 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I assume you are not on insulin but did eat a tonne of high carb food in which case your pancreas had to pump out a load of insulin in a hurry which then drops your sugar low at which point you start to feel hungry again.
     
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