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Insulin levels

Discussion in 'Reactive Hypoglycemia' started by Jey, Dec 5, 2015.

  1. Jey

    Jey Other · Well-Known Member

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    Hi everyone apparently my insulin levels in my fasting blood test are "normal". Haven't got any test Nr. yet. Just wonder, how can I have low blood sugar and normal insulin levels?! Did u's got insulin tested fasting? Or different times a day?! Does by RH's the insulin blood test show high? Or should show high?! Sorry for the "probably silly" questions!
     
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    lindisfel · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Jey,
    What is your overnight fasting b.g please?
    regards
    Derek
     
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  3. Jey

    Jey Other · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Derek good question! I had some mornings, fasting over 6 to 6.6. And other mornings under 4. That is what I measured befor. I don't know yet what it was by the blood test. My GP sad it's difficult to get results from hospital to GP!!!! Do u mind asking what is yours?!
     
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    Linagirl Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Mine was 5.3 this morning and I had fasted since 7.25 last night to 11am this morning. Xx
     
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    lindisfel · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Jey,
    Mine is 5.8/6.0 in am but not tried in the middle of the night when it could be lower.
    regards
    Derek


     
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  6. Jey

    Jey Other · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Derek thank u. When u eat breakfast , after is your bs lower then the fasting?
     
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    lindisfel · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Jey,
    I tend to be c.7 after 1hr which drops and is steady at c. 5.5 until next meal.
    However it is another kettle of fish if I consume carbs.
    Derek
     
  8. Jey

    Jey Other · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Derek Thank u for your information. It is interesting how everyone is so different. And still we have so much commen things. It does help to test with people who do understand and sit in the same boat.
     
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