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Type 2 Short code

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Petal55, Jun 3, 2020.

  1. Petal55

    Petal55 · Active Member

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    I’m fairly new to this forum and I’m going through all the topics for and to help me understand my t2 diabeties, I’m not stupid but can someone tell me what the short codes means for example here’s some I came across.
    T A G
    F B G
    G F
    CWC
    D G F
    and anymore there is ,thank you in advance
     
  2. JoKalsbeek

    JoKalsbeek Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I've been here a few years and I don't even know all those. ;) If T A G is actually tag, it's just tagging someone into a post. (Putting an @ in front of their name so they get a notification to go to the thread). FBG is Fasting Blood Glucose, the first reading of the day as you wake, usually. The rest? Beats me. But guess what...? There's a list! Which I am going to study for a bit myself too, haha! https://www.diabetes.co.uk/diabetes-jargon.html
     
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  3. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    Looks like you have been reading the Low Carb What Did You Eat Today thread? Yes?

    Members on that thread post what they eat and drink and often use abbreviations to save having to type the in full.
    Some of the others are used all across the forum
    From your list, I think
    F B G = fasting blood glucose
    G F = gluten free
    CWC = coffee with cream
    D G F = deliciously guilt free cakes and brownies from this place https://deliciouslyguiltfree.com/
     
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  4. Petal55

    Petal55 · Active Member

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    Thank you
     
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  5. JoKalsbeek

    JoKalsbeek Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Ooooh! DGF looks amazing, too bad they don't ship outside the UK!
     
  6. Petal55

    Petal55 · Active Member

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    Does sound so good
     
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  7. Petal55

    Petal55 · Active Member

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    yes I have been looking on there @Brunneria
     
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  8. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Hi Petal, just jump into some of the threads and ask as you got.

    I appreciate they're incredibly irritating, but on threads like the "What have you eaten...." where there are a few regular posters, it becomes almost like slang.

    Join in and you'll soon feel right at home.
     
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  9. MrsA2

    MrsA2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I still dont know what TAG is relating to food...
     
  10. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    @MrsA2, I have just tagged you with a @ in front of your name, it's not edible. but draws your attention to a thread / post...
     
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