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sugar donuts and mcdonalds

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by david0779, Dec 24, 2017.

  1. david0779

    david0779 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    hi all toaday i was round my brothers
    and had a sugar blow out i was given a jam donut and mcdonalds obviously i was guilt strickened after lol when i did my bloods later it was 8.1 which is lower than the readings ive been getting from
    scrambled egg on toast and low carb stuff does this mean i can go on the much loved cake diet i love so much
    seriously thou can any one explain how i got a lower reading after McDonald's and donuts thanks dave
     
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    How much later did you take your reading?
    The fat in burgers and doughnuts will delay the digestion of the carbs which may explain the reading but if you take another after 4 hours, say, you may experience a jump.

    Alternatively, it may be a an early present from Santa :)
     
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    Gabrielle_Tai Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I wish i can do that and get 8.1, just today i got 23:banghead: from eating sushi and bento.
     
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    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    With so many carbs you may have taken the reading before the spike had reached its height or it may have been on its way down plunging to a lower than (your normal) level. It is the peaks and troughs we need to level out a little.
     
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    ringi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Alison Campbell Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Any xmas cheer/alcohol?
     
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    david0779 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    no exercise took reading 2 hours after dont get me wrong wont do that again for long yime never say never as i am trying to level out my blood sugar just thought it was bizarre to get a lower reading fom that stuff i have bipolar and im really hypa a lot of the time and im trying to level my moods as well as sugar so i know there will be some sort of crash from the sugar just hope its not christmas day dont want to be the gringe on christmas day
     
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    NewTD2 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I suggest avoid them completely next time!
     
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  9. david0779

    david0779 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    ps no beer
     
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    david0779 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    just done read again 3 hours later 6.mmol weird let the festivities begin hopefully got away with it this time
    thanks for listening guys and ur advice
    have a wonderful christmas to u and urs
     
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    brianmt Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I had a strange result about a month ago. My son came home for a visit and bought me a steak pie and a egg custard, ( he now lives in london and misses Manchester pies) anyway I ate them, be rude not too !!! BG before I ate 5.6, Bg 1 hour after 5.8, BG 2 hours after 5.5. No idea why, I've not repeated it, maybe on my birthday in Jan, strickly as an experiment you understand
     
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    Gabrielle_Tai Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Somehow i still think everybody with diabetes should have a CGM so we will know what spike us and how much the spike is compare to our current finger poke test which on tell us the current reading( it can miss a lot of high and low). Too bad most CGM is so expensive it out from our reach.
     
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    david0779 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    i think u eat and stick to a good diet take the medication and exercise theres not much else u can do a blow out once in a while lightens the soul
     
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    david0779 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    ooooow there's always consequences after the donut
    christmas big peice of cheese
    cake woke up this morning
    groaning head ache feel like
    ive been drinking all night is this
    normal when u havent had sugar
    or anything with out sugar for 3 months
     
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    Kentoldlady1 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Ohhh yes!! Life is so unfair! I had too many mince pies and woke up with a cracking headache. Although my fbg today was 8.4, so perhaps it is a good lesson learned.
     
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    Crystalwand Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Glad you all had neat normal BG, as for me yesterday, woke up normal BG 5.4, then had after dinner which was meat and veg, was a mini mince pie and double cream two had the right amount of jab, two hours later my BG was 17.2, my body just wasn't playing ball, oh well back to normal now, don't you just love being a diabetic.
     
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    david0779 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    certainly is till the next time ive been on a protein diet this morning if my bg goes to high i just have protein for breakfast and if needed dinner and my blood sugar usually drops back with in
    target by tea time
     
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    Gabrielle_Tai Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Somehow this remind me of somebody.... wait it remind me of me:).
     
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  19. derry60

    derry60 Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Or some cheese and a couple of spoonfuls of heavy cream.
     
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