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pre-diabetes, fasting blood sugars.

Discussion in 'Prediabetes' started by catherinecherub, Jan 4, 2017.

  1. MuazZakaria

    MuazZakaria Other · Member

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    I try to check the deviation between my home meter and lab result.

    Fasting home meter result of 4.9 and lab result of 3.4
     
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  2. Markroberts34

    Markroberts34 Prediabetes · Member

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    7.5 this morning
     
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  3. Jo123

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    5.7
     
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  4. Simbas122

    Simbas122 Prediabetes · Newbie

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    6.7mmols fasting
     
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  5. PreDiet

    PreDiet Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    6.9
     
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    kumera Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Had a break with testing, but back again :) 6.2 this morning
     
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  7. PreDiet

    PreDiet Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    5.8__Plugging_along_losing_weight._Happy
     
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  8. kumera

    kumera Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    5.8 (after mushroom soup for dinner) 6.2, 5.9 It never changes much now-a-days....
     
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  9. PreDiet

    PreDiet Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    5.6 which I believe is in the 'normal ' range . Just no sugar or sugary foods . Moderate carbs.
     
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  10. Alison Campbell

    Alison Campbell Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    6.2
     
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  11. PreDiet

    PreDiet Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Ice cream yesterday ~ 6.7
     
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  12. PreDiet

    PreDiet Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Back down again 5.6 !:woot:
     
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    toryroo Prediabetes · Member

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    I was hoping last weeks lab teat of 6.4 was a blip but got my meter working this week and had mid to high 6s every day :banghead: 6.7 this morning.
     
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  14. PreDiet

    PreDiet Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    6.8 yesterday morn after a Very stressful Monday and a sweet Tuesday
     
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  15. jwongcsp

    jwongcsp Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    hA1c was 5.9 on 10/06/2017. My levels have been below 6.0 for about the past 2 years. My insurance will only allow hA1c test once every 6 months.
     
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  16. Alexandra100

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    Congratulations - both terrific results.
     
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    jwongcsp Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    jwongcsp Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Alexandra100 Other · Well-Known Member

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    Triciamcl Prediabetes · Member

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    Hi there, new to the forum, found this thread interesting, been having GTTs etc over past 30 years due to gestational diabetes when pregnant with all four kids. Been up and down this past year but got tested both at local gym and work in past week due to health checks and one reading was 7.1 the other 7.2. Trying to make an appointment with the doc but can't get one until next week. Just wondering if I should get a meter now to keep a closer check as only get checked at docs once a year ( previous doc did it every six months) what do you think ?? And is there o e meter better than the other ??
     
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