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T2s: What was your fasting BG this morning, and what did you eat yesterday?

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by helga_t75, Feb 27, 2017.

  1. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Some people have higher readings this time of year, maybe eating more carbs in cold weather?
     
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    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Yesterday (29/3).
    0540: Coffee with double cream & sweetener.
    1300: Some peanuts.
    1600; Some Camembert.
    1900: Sea Bass fillets, 4 small potatoes, broccoli. Apple pie & custard.
    2030: 2 squares dark chocolate.

    Fbg today 5.9.
     
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  3. Olufisayo

    Olufisayo Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.1 this morning. I didn’t use metformin yesterday
     
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  4. Shas3

    Shas3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Diet yes - not aggressive keto but clearly cut carbs significantly. Exercise i was doing but fractured my leg a few weeks ago. So more stationary stretches etc till i get back on my feet
     
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  5. Shas3

    Shas3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I live on the equator and it never gets cold
     
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  6. Shas3

    Shas3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    7.6 not happy.

    This is after cutting Metformin down to a single 500mg per day for three days now. Nausea is gone but numbers creeping up (at least fasting. Rest don’t look bad). Doctor thinks trying the Gliptin for a few weeks is good but i am hesitant. Can not make up mind. Maybe I will seek a second opinion from a endocrinologist..
     
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  7. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Saturday 30/3
    FBG (5.30am) 3.8
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, blackberries, walnuts {272 Cal / 34.3g Carbs}
    ……………………………….2 mile run
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine
    Breakfast 2 (8am): Garlic mushrooms, toast (one slice, seeded) /
    Juice from one grapefruit {122 Cal / 18.0g Carbs}

    ……………………………….4 mile walk

    Lunch (12pm): Avgolemono soup {129 Cal / 9.0g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {245 Cal / 5.8g Carbs}
    Mango, blueberries, yoghurt, biscotti {124 Cal / 13.0g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 4.1
    Dinner (6pm): Meatballs, ragu, linguine {438 Cal / 44.5g Carbs}
    Coconut panna cotta, kiwi, passion fruit, pistachios {135 Cal / 13.4g Carbs}

    Snack (8-9pm): Chocolates, Chianti (6oz) {312 Cal / 16.7g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee too (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1886
    Carbs 168.7g
    Protein 89.1g
    Fat 72.5g (Sat Fat 20.8g / Trans fats 0.7g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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  8. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sunday 31/3
    FBG (5.30am) Not measured today
    Breakfast (8am): Duck egg, mushrooms, tomatoes, avocado toast (one slice, sourdough) /
    Juice from one orange {329 Cal / 21.1g Carbs}

    Snack (10am): Banana {61 Cal / 14.0g Carbs}
    ……………………………….10 mile hike

    Lunch (12pm): Picnic during hike
    Avgolemono soup {147 Cal / 10.3g Carbs}
    Hummus, tomatoes, cucumber, figs {116 Cal / 13.1g Carbs}
    Plum, strawberries, yoghurt, walnuts {122 Cal / 10.8g Carbs}

    Beer (2pm, after hike) {180 Cal / 10.0g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Chicken, roast potatoes & parsnips, carrots, turnip, beans {346 Cal / 29.9g Carbs}
    Gooseberry crumble, ice cream {320 Cal / 36.7g Carbs}

    Snack (8pm): Toast (one slice, seeded), peanut butter, almond milk {158 Cal / 12.0g Carbs}

    3 cups of coffee too (2 of them decaf)

    Calories 1852
    Carbs 166.4g
    Protein 82.3g
    Fat 71.0g (Sat Fat 16.9g / Trans fats 0.6g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
  9. Shas3

    Shas3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.8 when i woke up
    And before breakfast it goes up to 7.4

    Last night bedtime 6.6

    Last night salad with avocados, peppers, cheese
     
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  10. Venkat Kommi

    Venkat Kommi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday food

    7:30 Breakfast-Oven cooked Omelette
    Three Spoon of nut mix

    8:00 Cycle to Office 11 miles

    Lunch - Fasting
    3 Green Tea and Black coffee at work

    17:30 Cycle to Home 11 miles

    19:00 Blood sugar before Dinner 7.8

    19:00 Dinner - Cauliflower Broccoli stir fry
    Lamb mince
    spinach and Panner curry
    Salad
    Papad with soft cheese
    Three spoons of nuts mixture

    Fitbit shows 13300 steps by end of day.

    Saturday 30/03/2019

    FBG(07:00) -6.6
     
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  11. Venkat Kommi

    Venkat Kommi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday food

    8:10 Breakfast-Oven cooked Omelette
    Piece of Home made bread
    Three Spoon of nut mix

    15:00 Blood sugar before Lunch 6.1
    Late Lunch -Lamb Mince
    Spinach and Paneer Curry
    Cauliflower and courgette stir fry
    Salad

    19:00 Dinner - Dosa with chutney

    Fitbit shows 15000 steps by end of day.
    Gardening and walking

    Sunday 31/03/2019

    FBG(06:30) -7.2
     
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  12. Venkat Kommi

    Venkat Kommi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday food

    7:30 Breakfast-Berries Smoothie

    8:30 one hour badminton

    Lunch -Okra Stir fry
    Aubergine stir fry with egg

    18:40 Blood sugar before Dinner 6.0
    18:50 Dinner - Chicken fry
    Aubergine stir fry with egg
    Cauliflower and Broccoli stir fry
    Salad
    Papad with Soft cheese
    Nuts mixture

    Fitbit shows 11000 steps by end of day.

    Monday 01/04/2019

    FBG(06:30) -9.1
     
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  13. LindsayJane

    LindsayJane Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    FBG was 4.8 this morning

    breakfast: 150g full fat greek yoghurt, 50g strawberries and 2g bran. 30ml double cream in coffee
    lunch: roast lamb, cavolo nero and broccoli (eaten at work so I don't have the exact weights), 30ml double cream in coffee
    mid afternoon: tea with semi-skimmed milk
    dinner: 50g cheddar cheese, 100g full fat greek yoghurt, 50g strawberries and 2g bran (busy day at work and I was way too tired to cook!), 30ml double cream in coffee

    Pre-prandial 5.2, postprandial, 6.1. Total carbs were 32.2g. Pleased enough with that.
     
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  14. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Monday 1/4
    FBG (5.30am) 4.1
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, raspberries, pecans {286 Cal / 35.2g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [23 min 47 sec]
    Breakfast 2 (8am): Mackerel (in tomato sauce), toast (one slice, sourdough) {269 Cal / 13.5g Carbs}

    Snack (9am): Banana {64 Cal / 14.6g Carbs}
    ……………………………….2 mile run
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine

    Lunch (12pm): Mushroom soup {72 Cal / 3.9g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {261 Cal / 7.6g Carbs}
    Strawberries, blackberries, yoghurt, walnuts {126 Cal / 9.2g Carbs}

    Snack (4pm): Peach, almonds {87 Cal / 7.9g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Squash, fennel & pancetta risotto {247 Cal / 37.3g Carbs}
    Gooseberry crumble [leftovers], ice cream {189 Cal / 28.2g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee too (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1601
    Carbs 157.4g
    Protein 77.9g
    Fat 66.5g (Sat Fat 14.5g / Trans fats 0.5g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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  15. Shas3

    Shas3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    7.5 this morning ☹️
    Last night was salad and a chapati (Indian whole-wheat bread)
     
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  16. Venkat Kommi

    Venkat Kommi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday food

    7:30 Breakfast-Oven cooked Omelette
    Three Spoon of nut mix

    8:00 Cycle to Office 11 miles

    Lunch - Fasting
    3 Green Tea and Black coffee at work

    17:30 Cycle to Home 11 miles

    18:45 Blood sugar before Dinner 6.2

    18:50 Dinner - Cauliflower Broccoli stir fry
    Chiken Fry
    Aubergine with egg stir fry
    Okra Chutney
    One Dosa
    Salad
    Papad with soft cheese
    Three spoons of nuts mixture

    Fitbit shows 13300 steps by end of day.

    Tuesday 02/04/2019

    FBG(06:40) -8.8
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Tuesday 2/4
    FBG (5.30am) Not measured today
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), pear, blackberries, walnuts {279 Cal / 37.0g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [23 min 56 sec]
    Breakfast 2 (8am): Garlic mushrooms, toast (one slice, sourdough) / Orange juice {121 Cal / 19.4g Carbs}

    Snack (9am): Banana {64 Cal / 14.6g Carbs}
    ……………………………….2 mile run
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine

    Lunch (12pm): Tomato & red lentil soup {126 Cal / 18.9g Carbs}
    Fish cakes [leftovers], avocado, salad {359 Cal / 22.7g Carbs}
    Nectarine, raspberries, yoghurt, pecans {123 Cal / 9.3g Carbs}

    BG (5pm) 4.1
    Snack (4pm): Apple, peanut butter {120 Cal / 10.4g Carbs}

    Dinner (7pm): Game & root vegetable casserole, roast cauliflower, beans, sweetcorn {437 Cal / 25.6g Carbs}
    Strawberries, kiwi, yoghurt, almonds {117 Cal / 11.1g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee too (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1824
    Carbs 178.7g
    Protein 104.0g
    Fat 66.3g (Sat Fat 11.4g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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  18. Venkat Kommi

    Venkat Kommi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday food

    7:30 Breakfast-Chia seeds, Cocoa powder and almond milk
    Three Spoon of nut mix

    Lunch - Fasting
    3 Green Tea and Black coffee at work
    Dinner - Fasting

    21:00 Blood sugar 5.9

    Fitbit shows 3200 steps by end of day.

    Wednesday 03/04/2019

    FBG(06:20) -6.8
     
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  19. LindsayJane

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    4.9 this morning - happy days!

    breakfast: Raspberries, Blueberries, yoghurt and bran, 30ml double cream in coffee
    mid afternoon: 30ml double cream in coffee
    lunch: avocado salad (50g avocado and a huge pile of baby leaves!)
    dinner: keto bolognese sauce with courgette spaghetti,
    30ml double cream in coffee

    Pre-prandial (evening meal) 5.9, post prandial, 6.8. Total carbs 24.46
     
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  20. LindsayJane

    LindsayJane Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What do you make with the chia, cocoa and almond milk? Sound like tasty ingredents but I don't know what to do with them!
     
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