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My latest trial!

Discussion in 'Fasting' started by A new man, Aug 13, 2017.

  1. A new man

    A new man Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I didn't dare leave it that low and the wife insisted I eat something!
     
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    kokhongw I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    If you are fasting, you shouldn't be taking diabetic medication as that would likely prevent your body from maintaining the necessary glucose level. That is why Dr like to recommend higher carbs intake for those on medication. The risks of losing consciousness or impaired judgement and response at such low glucose level is very real.

    Yes please eat some stuff. You can always try fasting again another day.
     
  3. A new man

    A new man Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well I ate some stuff (bacon, eggs, sausage, tomatoes followed by square of dark chocolate) and went to bed at 4.3! Woke up at 5.0 which is a lot better than previous days after food!

    Sent from my SM-A510F using Diabetes.co.uk Forum mobile app
     
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    Chook Type 2 · Expert

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    How did you feel at that 2.6? If you felt hypo then don't fast - if you felt okay and have brought your BG back up and still feel okay then, yes, you can fast but be prepared to break it if you need to.

    You can hypo on Metformin. I've done it quite spectacularly several times over the years.
     
  5. A new man

    A new man Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Update - went out for posh (2 Michelin stars) meal last night including bubbly, red wine 4 courses and coffee - tested blood when I got home - 5.4!

    Need to test now though too - what's the betting it has crept right up overnight ?
     
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    A new man Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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