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pre-diabetes, fasting blood sugars.

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

  1. Juicetin

    Juicetin Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Snap...6.4
     
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  2. Jamesuk9

    Jamesuk9 Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    @phonic2k Thanks. I just wish I could wake up every day at 3.9 before the DP. I can live with it jumping to low or mid 5, stabilising and then gradually lowering throughout the day.

    It gets really depressing when I wake up at 6 and it jumps to 7 before it stabilises and lowers. All this despite normally only eating 1 meal a day and having virtually zero body fat now.
     
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    4.9 This morning
     
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  4. Jamesuk9

    Jamesuk9 Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    @phonic2k thanks for your support, really appreciate it.

    I broke my fast tonight on 48hrs and ate 2 pork chops, loads of mixed veg, a Lidl protein roll and a dozen raspberries with Greek yogurt. Pre meal @5.4, 45 mins 6.2, 90 mins 6.8 and 2 hrs 6.2. Am really pleased with that, hope it continues.
     
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  5. Juicetin

    Juicetin Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    7.5 today, a new record high for me.
    Emergency 5 minute aerobic session took place in the living room. It dropped to 6.3 after.
     
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    #65 Juicetin, Feb 7, 2017 at 8:39 AM
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  6. Alison Campbell

    Alison Campbell Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    6.8 today
     
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  7. PreDiet

    PreDiet Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    6.4 but rose to 7.7 after Breakfast which was Mullerlight yogurt plus 35g of Oatmeal (soaked oats ) , plus a pear 'good ' on the Slimming World Plan . Maybe this is totally wrong ? (I usually workout Swimming / gym in morning ) I have a B**** cold , can't go out .
     
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    PreDiet Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I have had the same as I got 42 in Jan , referred to the clinician , told next test after 1yr , to eat less fruit , 42 = 6 , I'm getting 6.9 , 6.4 in morning (1 7.9 day after binge ) . There is something called 'Liver Dump' , put a search in on here , it explains it all . Good luck Alison .:angelic: ~ Pre Diet
     
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    PreDiet Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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  10. Alison Campbell

    Alison Campbell Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @PreDiet
    42=6% which would mean average finger prick tests of around 7. This was the level I was diagnosed prediabetic 6 years ago just on the borderline.
     
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    Hi Thanks for replying , I am Borderline / Prediabetic , no Meds for diabetes , struggling to stick to low carb / Slimming World , juggling it a bit , have just noticed a varied reading from one finger to the next within a minute of each other , do you find this ? Have you managed to stay stable / get lower readings by Low Carb? or just Low Calorie ?
     
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    Alison Campbell Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Don't worry about varied readings from fingers this is normal. The meters are not accurate and can be 10%? out plus blood glucose level are constantly changing.

    Lost 6 stone moderate low carb within first 20 months fasting readings in the 4's all good, then lost control 2 years ago with HBA1C 47 now back to 40 'normal' last month
     
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  13. Juicetin

    Juicetin Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    5.8 this morning, better.
     
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    Jamesuk9 Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    5.5 today on the accu mobile, 5.9 on Tee 2.
     
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    Alison Campbell Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    6.4 this morning
     
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    Beagler Prediabetes · Active Member

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    Hello friends, could I ask your advice please?
    I finally got the machine and all the bits together and started testing, aiming for x7 daily, pre- & 2 hours post- meals (just for a few days). I am pre-diabetic, HbA1c was 6.4 last May, 6.2 October. Have been trying to reduce carbs to less than 100g a day. However, my results so far show 6.9 or 6.3 before breakfast, and 5.8 to 6.3 during the day, both before and 2 hours after meals. What can I do to reduce my pre-meal glucose levels? I know this is not an heroically high level but I am concerned as I originally went to my GP with recently numb feet (and severe athlete's foot for several years). The fungus has cleared up now I am oozing less sugar, but the numbness remains and I do NOT want to lose toes!
     
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  17. Juicetin

    Juicetin Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Hello Beagler
    You sound identical to me. I have exactly the same fasting, pre-meal and post-meal figures as you. I also have 2 numb feet which I have had for about a year.
    I'll be honest, I haven't managed to reduce my numbers as yet, in fact my fasting are going up. I'm exercising and having less than 100g carbs a day. I've tried eating less carbs but couldn't sustain it with my hectic lifestyle, if you can manage it your numbers may reduce. This is probably key to it.
    For my feet I am taking alpha lipoic acid, vitamins b12 and b1 and folate. It has helped, they are a bit better but I am told it could be permanent and get progressively worse.
    All the best to you.
     
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    Jamesuk9 Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    5.6 today
     
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    Juicetin Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    6.2 today
     
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  20. Alison Campbell

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    7 thats the last of my birthday cake eaten
     
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