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Early morning results

Discussion in 'Blood Glucose Monitoring' started by Bernice1946, Dec 12, 2019.

  1. Bernice1946

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    Hi. I’m trying to get my HbA1c levels down so that I can get a new hip. I’ve been taking Gliclazide for 6 weeks and all my home tests are within or better than the recommend except the before breakfast one. It goes up from the bedtime result even though I’ve not eaten anything between the two tests. Anyone got any ideas as to why?
     
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    The famous Dawn Phenomenon where in anticipation of you needing energy on waking up the liver dumps some of its store of sugar into the bloodstream. It happens to everyone.
     
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    Thanks. I hadn’t heard of that. And the link was very useful.
     
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