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Is this normal or unusual?

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Mal37, Apr 29, 2018.

  1. Mal37

    Mal37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Following a discussion yesterday with other forum members, I took the bull by the horn (well... sounds dramatic) and I missed breakfast for the very first time ... not eating until 1.45pm.
    My blood glucose just prior to the meal was 4.6 ... NEVER seen a 4 before! and I have tested .. out of curiosity at the hour stage.
    It is 5.6 !!! I had expected it to be far more after just 60 minutes since my first bite of food,.
    I have never done this before so could do with a kind person explaining this low reading
     
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  2. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    Not unusual at all. Since I started missing breakfast food (I have a coffee with cream) I have seen many, many 4s before lunch. If I see above 5 I am unhappy! The only times this doesn't happen is if I spend the morning doing a lot of housework that makes my liver dump. Missing breakfast clearly suits your metabolism. Stick at it!
     
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  3. Mal37

    Mal37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for your support Bluetit1802, and guidance too
     
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  4. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    We have been brainwashed into thinking that eating at meal times is so vital to our health, that fasting is frowned upon by our peers!

    You should eat when you want to, not necessarily at breakfast, lunch, dinner, supper!
    Plus all those snacks in between, wow!
     
  5. Resurgam

    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    I checked several times and found that I am just the opposite - if I eat early and late I am fine, not eating in a morning and my BG level just keeps on climbing, when I eat lunch it goes on up and then drops like a stone in the late afternoon unless I eat again.
     
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