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Fasting Blood Levels

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Mal37, Apr 17, 2018.

  1. Mal37

    Mal37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I am somewhat confused by the question "What were your fasting blood sugar levels this morning"

    Does this mean taking a test while still in bed, and before doing anything?
     
  2. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    Fasting blood sugars are just that - a test taken after a fast. As we all fast overnight by default, (unless we have midnight feasts!) a test soon after we get up is our morning fasting test. I get up, go to the loo, wash my hands, then test.
     
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    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    I test my fasting level straight after getting up, while I’m sitting on the only seat in our bathroom! ;):joyful:
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    Just don't take a selfie. ;):joyful::arghh:
     
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  5. Mal37

    Mal37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Ahhh I see. Well I won't be doing that, since it means taking all my things up to bed every night and that won't work for me. I usually test about 90 minutes after breakfast, so that is first of my day. Thank you all for explaining to me
     
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  6. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    Do the fast test before you have your drink of coffee / tea after you have got out of bed..
     
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