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Not Dawn effect, but mid morning effect

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by gefmayhem, Sep 7, 2010.

  1. gefmayhem

    gefmayhem · Well-Known Member

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    I'm a type 2, I take 2 metformin and 2 glipizide first thing in the morning and the same with my dinner.
    I also inject 20 unit of insulin last thing at night.
    Since I've been on this regiem, I test 4 times a day.
    First thing, before lunch, before dinner and last thing at night.
    I'm quite happy with the test results apart from the before lunch one.
    My 7 day averages are - first thing 6.4
    before lunch 8.3
    before dinner 5.2
    last thing 5.5
    I have cheese for breakfast and occasionally an oatcake as well
    This morning I had cheese at 7:30 and 1 oatcake (3.6 g of carb) at 8:30 - so why was my before lunch reading 10.2? especially as I'm feeling starving :shock:

    I know about the dawn effect but I seem to be suffering from the late morning effect
    Suggestions to get that figure down please
    Should I be having more for breakfast?
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