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pre-diabetes, fasting blood sugars.

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

  1. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    5.4 early this morning ie 98 mg/dl
     
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  2. Spl@

    [email protected] Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    5.0.

    Have a good day people.
     
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  3. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    5.8 this morning
     
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  4. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    again 5.8 this morning
     
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  5. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    6.1 or 110 mg/dl
     
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  6. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    102 mg/dl or 5.7 m moles/l earlier this morning.
     
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  7. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    5.8 early this morning
     
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  8. Spl@

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    Pretty std 5.0
     
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    derry60 Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    5.1 on waking up this morning. WooHoo
     
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    Juicetin Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    5.8. New batch of strips reading a bit higher than the last ones !
     
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  11. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    5.7 [103] this morning
     
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    4.7.

    Day off today so up late and talking to the wife while she got ready before I tested so may be a bit of dp in that too.
     
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  13. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    5.9 this morning
     
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  14. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    5.3 early this morning = 95 mg/dl
     
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    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    5.5 today
     
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    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    Mine was 6.1. Doctors haven’t diagnosed as pre diabetic but I had gestational diabetes.
     
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    I've just been diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes but as I am 44yo, I will be interested to see if I turn out to be pre-diabetic postnatally and just didn't know it because I didn't test anything before this pregnancy.

    The new cut offs in Australia for Gestational Diabetes are, after the GTT, fasting 5.1mmol, 1hr 10 mmol, and 2 hr 8.5mmol.
    My problem was a high fasting level - it was only 5.1mmol on the day of the test - but I had 5.6 mmol this morning.

    So far it has only been a week so I haven't been told whether I need to take Metformin or insulin or whether I get longer to tweak my diet and see if it helps. If it turns out to be the placental hormones, dietary changes won't help, but postnatally, if I still have 5.6 fasting levels, does that put me in the realms of pre-diabetes? What are the markers after a GTT for pre-diabetes and at what stage are you encouraged to medicate yourself for it.

    Have you come across any medical professionals who support you in changing to a very low carb diet, maybe ketogenic, and also possibly intermittent fasting?
     
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    Cocosilk Gestational · Well-Known Member

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    How were your levels during pregnancy compared to now? How long ago did you give birth? (I've just been diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes and am also wondering if I will end up being pre-diabetic postnatally.) .
     
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