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Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Claire2332, Jun 11, 2014.

  1. Claire2332

    Claire2332 · Active Member

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    Please help my partners mum has been having dizzy spells and when I did her finger test she's been getting readings of between 3.4 and 4.6 she's not diabetic but the doctors have told her today that she's borderline. Is this right as I thought high readings would mean risk of being diabetic not low? (Iam type1)

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  2. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    It all depends what times of day you took the tests, and what she had been eating.

    I'm type 2 and my readings vary hugely (from the 4s up to the 10s) but if I ate higher carbs I would be up in the teens.

    If she is currently a borderline type 2 then looking at diet and exercise, getting a BG meter and mapping out what her reactions to food are, could make a massive difference! Low carb works for me.

    How about inviting her to visit this forum? It's a mine of info!
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