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Type 2s: What was your fasting blood glucose in a morning? (very low chat level)

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by equipoise, Aug 5, 2015.

  1. Hiitsme

    Hiitsme Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.3
     
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  2. Angelofthemarches

    Angelofthemarches Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I was a bad person last night and had q tiny portion of Chinese chicken, of course it turned out to be loaded with sugar :( so sent my BG way out of target for 2 - 3 hours... But it came down (not too far) and stayed down. Annoyed with self that I didn't prepare home cooked meal!
     
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  3. Angelofthemarches

    Angelofthemarches Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Still OK, though! Hope today goes well :)
     
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  4. Mbaker

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

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    4.1 @ 07.25
     
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  5. majnoon

    majnoon Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.4 at 7amo_O
     
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  6. Angelofthemarches

    Angelofthemarches Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wow that's great :)
     
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  7. Rose88

    Rose88 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday morning 8.1 ate lowish carb all day and I saw a very surprising 7.9 on the meter before bed. That's a massive difference from what my readings have been in the last few years ... and that's just on day 1 ... really pleased :happy:

    8.0 this morning
     
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  8. Mbaker

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

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    Thanks, I find when I do weights it drops my mmol by between 0.5 and 0.7.
     
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  9. JanetMcDowell

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    5.8 for me
     
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  10. Bellatom

    Bellatom Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I know its a nightmare especially even after proof reading when its posted afterwards looks like you have written it after 6 g&t's.
     
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  11. callyandy

    callyandy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    We are only human. Don't beat yourself up!!!!:(
     
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  12. callyandy

    callyandy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Welcome, Low Carb rocks!!
     
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  13. Liam1955

    Liam1955 Type 2 · Master

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    18/1 - Morning.

    9.2
     
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  14. 13lizanne

    13lizanne Type 2 · Expert

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    fbg 5.9 today
     
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  15. walnut_face

    walnut_face Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.2 this morning
     
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  16. Bellatom

    Bellatom Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    How accurate are these machines
    I went to bed after a day of 60carbs got up this morning g/l 7.6 couldnt believe it so redone it within 10 seconds and now reads as 6.5 this is either a miracle or cannot trust this machine.
     
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  17. Diamum5972

    Diamum5972 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.7 this morning - my lowest fbg yet!
     
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  18. GeoffersTaylor

    GeoffersTaylor Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    All these machines have a margin of error - how big depends on the machine & the specific strip. I try to look at the trend over time. If my fasting readings were say, 5.4, 5.1, 4.3, 5.3, 6.2, 5.0 then that would average at 5.2. Unless I know something specific I would disregard the 6.2 and 4.3 readings.
     
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    connie104 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.6 this morning
     
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  20. GeoffersTaylor

    GeoffersTaylor Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.0 again today.
     
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