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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. GeoffersTaylor

    GeoffersTaylor Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.9 today
    @JeremySE18 - I'm with @ickihun above. I couldn't possibly tolerate that many carbs at breakfast, But if you're hitting 4.5 and you're feeling good then you go for it, friend!
     
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  2. Hiitsme

    Hiitsme Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.8
     
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  3. JeremySE18

    JeremySE18 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I will be testing my BG in about an hour. Is 16 grammes carbs so bad? Excuse my ignorance, I was under the impression this was a healthy breakfast.
     
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  4. walnut_face

    walnut_face Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    7.5 its not good
     
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  5. geefull

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

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    good morning all :)

    4.1 today
     
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  6. Prem51

    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Good Morning! 5.5 at 0515 today.
     
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  7. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    I am having some breathing problems at night again, gunna see my GP tomorrow and get him to check me out.

    We have not seen the dreaded lurgie for years, not since the kids left school years ago. Old Ned Seagoon got rid them here. :D
     
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  8. chancellors

    chancellors Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.1 @ 07:40

    Alf
     
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  9. Mbaker

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

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    4.7 @ 06:25
     
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  10. bigjim19

    bigjim19 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.7 today low sixes didn't last
     
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  11. Mbaker

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

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    Good morning @JeremySE18 not preaching but should you want to talk about options you might want to open up a thread, only suggesting as you appear new to the site.
     
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  12. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    Well up a little today 5.8 after a somewhat carby day yesterday.
     
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  13. JeremySE18

    JeremySE18 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    8.1 an hour after eating down to 6.0 after 2 hours - does this sound about right?
     
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  14. JeremySE18

    JeremySE18 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    No offence taken - I will do so, as my use of the forums improves somewhat. Thank you for your advice.
     
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  15. Liam1955

    Liam1955 Type 2 · Master

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    5/7 - Morning.

    6.0 - Happy with this.
     
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  16. Annynew_

    Annynew_ Type 2 · Newbie

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    6.3 this morning, about average for me.
     
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  17. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    it is all depending on how servere your insuline resistance is... you can see that from how high it spikes your blood glucose and if your numbers get down to a normal level 2 hours after eating your food... like under 6.5 mmol
     
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  18. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    5.7 at 9:00

    had almost a whole week off and ate like all the others around me on this hollyday lots of sweets and chips and high carb foods... seems I can now regulate my blood glucose, days where I remembered to measure fasting blood glucose was 6.0 and 5.8 .. well still on metformin anyways... but nice to know.. now going back to lower carb food choices and ... and if I can force myself to do it also low calories for a while... gained around 1 kg from all this binging... tomorrow fitness again as usual...
     
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  19. james11

    james11 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    7.1
     
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  20. Tim55

    Tim55 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning All

    6.9 for me again today.

    My 16 day average is now running around 6.5, which is a lot higher than I had got used to - it was 5.2. Mentioned this to my GP yesterday as a concern and he basically laughed out loud and said 90% of his patients wouldn't get anywhere near that and I shouldn't worry.

    But........
     
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