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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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    5.0 early this morning
     
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    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    5.3 early this morning
     
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    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    5.3 early this morning. Modified diet to include more carbohydrates
     
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    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    5.4 early this morning.
     
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  5. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    5.3 very early this morning
     
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    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    86 mg/dl = 4.8 m moles/l Very early test at ca 0:1.30,but good result after bumping carbs to 40 grams net for the day, but keeping protein close to the minimum daily requirement.
     
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    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    83 mg/dl or 4.6 m moles/l at 02:15 ie very early in the morning My best for a long time and perhaps a glimmer of hope.Only time will tell..
     
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    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    89 mg/dl or 4.9 m moles/l at 04 :05 later than usual morning measurement.
     
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    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    5.3 early this morning.
     
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  10. Cocosilk

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    Hi Pasha, when you measure your fasting level at 2:30am, how many hours ago had you last eaten? Was it a 6pm dinner so an 8 hour fast? I have measured during the night in the high 4s but by morning it's often back up into the 5s with the dawn phenomenon thing.
     
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    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    Hi there cocosilk. That reading ie at 2:30 am was taken 14 hours after the first bite of my last meal of the day. I only eat 2 meals a day. My last meal starts at 12;30 ie just after noon. I think that I caught this FBG value before a predawn liver dump. Now when I get up in the night to "water the horse" I have started to measure my BG values.
     
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    Cocosilk Gestational · Well-Known Member

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    Oh wow, a good long fast then. I don't get to measure my fasting level much at the moment because I'm up most of the night with my newborn. I was eating a salad at 3am this morning. I get hungry too often to do a long fast because I'm breastfeeding :p and eating low carb.
     
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    How long have you been eating only 2 meals a day? Has it helped a lot with your fasting levels?
     
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    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    I think for a couple of years at least, took a bit of getting used to, later it becomes second nature. I generally aim for a 16 hour fast but sometimes my sleep patterns get disrupted.[ long hot summers] Yes the two meals a day helped lower my FBG and thats the driving force that keeps me on track with this way of eating.
     
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    5.9 this morning on getting up. Coming down slowly
     
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    95 mg/dl = ca 5.3 m moles/l
     
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    4.9 m moles/l early this morning
     
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  18. Cocosilk

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    This morning I had my first 4.9 for a while but mine doesn't really count as it was only a 7 hour fast and I'd been up about 4 times through the night with the baby and up for the hour preceding the test :p
     
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    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    It sure does count, its fantastic !!! Brava
     
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    Good morning all, and I wish you all a good day :) 5.6 this morning
     
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