I have been measuring my levels now for a few months (as a Type II on dietary control only), both early evening (post-prandial - ~6hrs post food) and early morning. I find that my evening levels are averaging (quite tight control, little variation) about 6.7 mmol/L and the early morning are 8.8 mmol/L (fair bit of variation and spikes). In both cases the trend is downwards. I have recorded the food intake prior to each measurement and often find no logic to the level and what was consumed. I know about the early morning surge (Fight or flight, catecholamines, corticosteroids etc - I am a Biochemist). I was under the impression there was a sort term relationship between food eaten and level i.e. I eat a packet of biscuits and within a few hours my level should be quite high, I eat little or no carbs and my level should be reasonable just like my early evening leve where I am usually eating salads ? I don't understand where I can eat good, healthy and low carb and yet 6 hrs later my level might be >9 mmol/L. Can anyone suggest whether I am missing something please ?