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Type 2 High levels suddenly

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Peadair O Brionn, Jul 22, 2019.

  1. Peadair O Brionn

    Peadair O Brionn Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi I woke this morning to a 7.3 reading on my fbg
    Retested and was 6.8. Now I went to bed on a 5.1 and my normal levels are 5.0 to 5.7 . Went to work and tested again at 11:00 was still up at 6.6 . Any suggestions why this could be happening . I had a few drinks on Saturday but not to Darby about 4 pints of Coors light and when I tested before bed was at 5.0 . Had a roast pork dinner yesterday with green beans and butter and lots of water . Any info or insights would be gratefully recurved
     
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    LittleGreyCat Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    Poor night's sleep? Higher temp or humidity during the night? Brewing an infection, perhaps?
     
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  4. mariavontrapp

    mariavontrapp Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My readings are up at the moment,this always happens to me when the weather is hot and there doesn't seem to be anything I can do about it other than trying to keep hydrated. I live in Yorkshire so doesn't happen too often!
     
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  5. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    I had a bad sore throat recently, the first one I’ve had since my Type 2 diagnosis and my blood sugars knew a clear three days before I did! Maybe brewing something Peadair?
     
  6. Peadair O Brionn

    Peadair O Brionn Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hope not Rachox . I’m feeling fine no probs . Weather never really affected me before . Been in the canaries and it was high 30s no probs with the bloods . Hoping it’s not an overload of protein . Just tested now , and it’s still at 6 . Really annoyed about it . Had bacon and eggs and coffee n cream this morning after testing and it went up by 11 o clock . Just honna have coffee n cream today till dinner time and see what happens .if it’s high again tomorrow. I’ll fast from breakfast to teatime after breakfast though
     
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    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    I hope you’re not sick either, but I was actually quite relieved when I woke up on the fourth day with the sore throat. I had no clue as to why my sugars were high leading up to that day! I hope you find an answer soon :)
     
  8. Peadair O Brionn

    Peadair O Brionn Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yeah thanks . I’ll see what happens when I get home from work . If I’m back down in the 5s I’ll put it down to to many pints on Saturday and to much pork yesterday . Maybe the liver hadn’t aught up by the time I gad the pork and it bounced me this morning .
    Oh the joys of T2
     
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  9. Jim Lahey

    Jim Lahey I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    From my own personal experience (when I was extremely insulin resistant) this is precisely what used to happen to me when I ate too much protein in the preceding days. Of course that doesn’t mean that the same applies to you, but I wouldn’t be in the least bit surprised.
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    In this intense heat, where are you storing your strips and meter? Strips need to be kept cool and away from high humidity, and in the original tubs/foil/whatever so not exposed to humidity or high heat.
     
  11. Peadair O Brionn

    Peadair O Brionn Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi
    I store them in their case in the tub . Might start putting it in the fridge
     
  12. Peadair O Brionn

    Peadair O Brionn Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have been eating a fair bit of protein for the last 18 months . Because I’m not a lover of rabbit food . My low carb regime is very meaty and cheesy eggy. With cream and coffee . So could be it as I went a bit over the top with the meat yesterday
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    It will tell you on the tub what the correct temperatures should be. A fridge may not be ideal. I don't know.
     
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