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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. MsMelis

    MsMelis Type 2 · Member

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    6.8 and I was a bit discouraged as I've been being good on low carb.
     
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  2. JRF

    JRF · Well-Known Member

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    A bit disappointed this morning as its gone up to 6.5 :(
     
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  3. asparagusp

    asparagusp · Guest

    Normal fasting is 4-7 so you two, no need to be upset!
     
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  4. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    wow you are doing good... hope you are feeling good too..
     
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  5. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    a lot of type 2 diabetics have to also count their proteins , most women only need like 40 grams protein or around that a day
    (0.8 gram pro kg bodyweight a day )
    the problem is that excess protein will also by the liver be transformed into glucose ...and then numbers will be higher the next morning due to too much protein the day before..:shifty:
     
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  6. MsMelis

    MsMelis Type 2 · Member

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    Thank you Freema! I'm still getting the hang of it all. I bet that was exactly why it was higher as I had a high protein meal for dinner.
     
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  7. GeorgeWBaker

    GeorgeWBaker Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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  8. asparagusp

    asparagusp · Guest

    Freema, as women get older, they need more protein. - "Seniors — Beef it up to prevent muscle loss" - http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-l...eef-it-up-to-prevent-muscle-loss/bgp-20136508
     
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  9. debrasue

    debrasue · Guest

    Glad you're feeling a bit better! :)
     
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  10. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    okay, but I would think that was only if they did excercise to keep up musclewise to counteract the ever smaller musclemass,

    If one do not "hurt" the muscles a bit by excercising they wont build up to more musclemass, so another truth of women getting older is that they do have to excercise more and more to keep the same musclemass.
     
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  11. Keesha

    Keesha Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.0 this morning
     
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  12. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    There have been a few can't remember who that have reported higher morning readings than later in the day.
     
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  13. JanetMcDowell

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    5.3 this morning. Having difficulty with the site. Had to log back in then got wrong password. Hope all is good now
     
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  14. Ultramum

    Ultramum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine get lower over the course of the day - hoping the LCHF diet will gradually make the starting level lower so the overall readings will get lower
     
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  15. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    it will get it lower with low carb, if you are consistent ..
     
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    #21775 Freema, Feb 22, 2017 at 5:44 PM
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2017
  16. 1954jessy

    1954jessy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    7.9 for me today. First time it's been under 8 since Oct.
     
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  17. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    5.6 at 5:30 am.
     
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  18. Johnjoe13

    Johnjoe13 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.5 :) am happy with that
     
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  19. SQ21.uk

    SQ21.uk Type 2 · Member

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    9.3 @ 9am. Had mixed grill and spoonful of vanilla ice cream at 10pm night before so pleasantly surprised
     
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  20. Carl13128

    Carl13128 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    7.1 @ 5:30 am
     
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