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Type 1's What is your BG in the morning?

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by thetallerpaul, Apr 23, 2012.

  1. robert72

    robert72 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    4.7 for me :) Dropping Lantus to 14 seems to have worked.

    Sanober, if I had jelly babies around I would probably eat them (must be a childhood thing). I keep Dextro tabs for hypos because they seem more like medicine ;)
     
  2. thetallerpaul

    thetallerpaul · Well-Known Member

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    6.9 again this morning. DSN said not to change anything but I've not been below 6 in a while. I'm gonna try a slight move on dose.
     
  3. robert72

    robert72 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    TTP, didn't you try that before to no avail?
     
  4. Loey1953

    Loey1953 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi, 6.8 this morning. Now just recovering from hypo 3.4 after some housework. Only good thing about hypo,. 3 blackcurrant dextrose and 2 rich tea biscuits. Yummy.
     
  5. thetallerpaul

    thetallerpaul · Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I did but will leave it on for a while. See if that helps. I've never got anywhere near a hypo so got a safety buffer.
     
  6. thetallerpaul

    thetallerpaul · Well-Known Member

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    5.3 and 5.4 last two mornings. I'm pretty happy with that!
     
  7. Loey1953

    Loey1953 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    6.0 yesterday and 4.4 at 9 am this morning. Lowest I've ever had. Must have been the 3 glasses of 125 ml red wine I had last night with dinner. I have had a total of 5 glasses of alcohol (wine) since January. I was ok with 1 glass with a meal few months ago and on another occasion 2 glasses. Does anyone else worry about having a glass of wine? Nice readings for you Paul.

    Loey
     
  8. thetallerpaul

    thetallerpaul · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Loey. Red Wine has helped me on a couple of occasions but not usually on the morning after. Going to bed reading goes low though.
     
  9. robert72

    robert72 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    5.4 this morning. TTP, glad to see you managed to bring those numbers down at last :thumbup:
     
  10. thetallerpaul

    thetallerpaul · Well-Known Member

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    3 days of under 5.5 came to an end this morning after going to bed at 6.7 I woke up on 6.0. Flipping wrap!
     
  11. Loey1953

    Loey1953 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    6.0 sounds very good to me. 5.7 yesterday and 7 this morning after going to bed with a 13.7. Bs great all day but had a hypo after dinner, prob. Because of heat.
     
  12. robert72

    robert72 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    4.7 yesterday (yay) 8.2 today (boo). Spent most of yesterday battling lows (must be the heat)
     
  13. thetallerpaul

    thetallerpaul · Well-Known Member

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    Does heat impact then. Mine was fine when I was indoors but in the evening I finished higher.
     
  14. robert72

    robert72 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    It can do - my lows started in the afternoon and into the evening, at which point I probably started over correcting. Heat is just another of those things to monitor to see how it affects you.
     
  15. frankyloverubble

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    5.6 this morning which for me is good,normally between 6 to 8

    Am on Insulatard 13 units at night & Novorapid 8/9 units in morning, 6 units at lunch and 12 before dinner .

    Could anybody advise how to get BG regulary between 5 and ?? Comments would be appreciated :) :)
     
  16. marycoleman382

    marycoleman382 Type 1 · Member

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    Paul, I don`t know how a hypo feels either as worryingly I had a reading of 2.8 before lunch and I felt no different from when I have readings of 7/8. My readings in the morning are normally around 7/8.
     
  17. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    You would need to adjust your insulin Franky to get your levels between 5 and ??, the best people to ask is your diabetes team.
     
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    Loey1953 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    6.5 for me this morning
     
  19. thetallerpaul

    thetallerpaul · Well-Known Member

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    5.3 this morning. Currently I think exercise is the key but I'm sure I'll be proved wrong again shortly!
     
  20. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    I think it does Paul as my fasting bg's are far better after exercising the night before than when I don't, only thing you have to be careful with is the potential for hypo's many hours after exercising.
     
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