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pre-diabetes, fasting blood sugars.

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

  1. Prem51

    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    @Tracy27 Morning fasting blood glucose levels are often higher due to 'Dawn Phenomenon' where your liver dumps glucose into your blood stream as you wake to get you going. Non-diabetics get it too.
    6.5 is fine, anything between 4-7 is ok.
     
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  2. Rustytypin

    Rustytypin Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Ugh, 7.0 this am, where did that come from? Seems my liver has a life of it's own.. I wish I could crack that party!
     
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  3. Rustytypin

    Rustytypin Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    A more reasonable 6.2 this am
     
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  4. PreDiet

    PreDiet Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    4.8 this afternoon but feeling low had carby breakfast so surprised at result , just took another 4.7 amazing but feeling a bit groggy BP was OK . no pains .
     
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  5. PreDiet

    PreDiet Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    up n down 6.6 now ( box of choccies at weekend thought I could get away with it )
     
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  6. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    108 this morning,just back from 10 days in hospital due to pneumonia.Still 2 more days to go on antibiotics.
     
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  7. Spl@

    [email protected] Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    5.3 today.
     
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  8. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    109 mg/dl this morning.
     
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  9. Rustytypin

    Rustytypin Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Hey, not getting too excited, but a 5.7 this AM! (Had these random lows before).
     
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  10. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    107 mg/dl this morning.
     
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  11. Rustytypin

    Rustytypin Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    6.0 this am - not too shabby
     
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  12. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    113 mg/dl or about 6.3 m moles /liter ie a bit shabby. Tomorrow is another day.
     
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    PreDiet Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    6.5 this morning 4.6 this afternoon recently got an Hba1C of 34mmol should I ignore these possibly 'dawn Phenomenon' readings?
     
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  14. Rustytypin

    Rustytypin Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    5.8 this am, second under six this week! 4.8 late afternoon. Hope is on the horizon!
    @PreDiet don't worry too much about the morning readings, hopefully they will come down eventually, mine are taking seemingly forever to stay under the magic six.
     
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  15. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    108 mg/dl or 6 m moles/liter.
     
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    Rustytypin Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Back in the sixes today, 6.6:grumpy:
     
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    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    107 mg/dl this morning.
     
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    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    110 mg/dl or 6.1 m moles/liter.
     
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    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    104 mg/dl or about 5.8 m moles/liter.
     
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  20. Rustytypin

    Rustytypin Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    4.7 this am, wow! No hang on, that cannot be right. Quick retest, normal (for me) 6.1! I think the cause for the low one was a very small blood sample. Although the meter accepted the blood, I have noticed in the past lower readings from small samples. Not exactly a fault of the meter, but one to watch!
     
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