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Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by bensmum54, Aug 19, 2015.

  1. bensmum54

    bensmum54 Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hi .......I am recently been told I now have full blown Type 2 after being insulin resistant/ pre diabetic for a few years.I am on metformin 2x5oo which doesn't seem to cause any problems.I have a high reading first thing in the morning but this goes down after breakfast when I would have thought it would go up !!!
    Can Dawn phenomina affect a type 2 ?
     
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    ButtterflyLady Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi and welcome. Yes, DP can affect T2s. Usual advice is to have a snack before bed, to fool the liver into thinking it's not starving overnight.
     
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    bensmum54 Type 2 · Newbie

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    4ratbags Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Its also a good idea to make sure your FBG is done as soon as you wake up as even getting up and fluffing about for 5-10 minutes before testing can affect BS.
     
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