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Anyone ever been below 5 when testing your glucose?.

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Chris26111980, Feb 3, 2020.

  1. Chris26111980

    Chris26111980 · Well-Known Member

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    Anyone been under 5 when you self tested?.
     
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    xfieldok Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Loads of times. Usually in te 4s on waking, sometimes 3s.
     
  3. mouseee

    mouseee · Well-Known Member

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    Between 4 and 6 is perfectly 'normal'.
     
  4. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Probably most type 1’s.
     
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    Circuspony Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yup!
     
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    EllieM Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Indeed. It's when it's below 4 that I'm not happy....:)
     
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    miahara Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    At least once a day, often more.
     
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  9. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    Lowest I have ever been was a 3.8 bgl fasting, that made me think about what I had for dinner / drank the night before...
     
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    Jam&Scones MODY · Well-Known Member

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    yes, I registered a 4.8 recently! I generally seem to test around 5/6 though...

    To think, I used to get 'false hypos' when I was around 6.x... :D
     
  11. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    Sure. Injected insulin does that sometimes.
     
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    sleepster Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was 1.9 early this morning :arghh:
     
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  13. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Hopefully all the time.. but rarely achieve it..
     
  14. Resurgam

    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    No, never - but I test after eating so unlikely to see anything so low.
     
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    Apulahra Type 2 · Member

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    The lowest mine goes is 4.1 and I know it’s low because I am very shaky and feel awful.
     
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    britishpub Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Over 5 is when I start to get irritable. :banghead:
     
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    LittleGreyCat Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I've been down in the 4s a few times.
    Really pleased me.

    My Libre showed me down in the 3s which made me cross check.
    Unfortunately not.
    Still trying to work out at what BG level my liver kicks in and dumps on me.
     
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