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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. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    5.4 this morning.

    Edit to correct reading it was actually 5.0 this morning not 5.4.
     
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    #37901 JohnEGreen, Mar 20, 2018 at 10:23 AM
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  2. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Yum! Ive tried roasted and chipped celeriac but this sounds delicious, it’s on tonight’s menu as of now.

    Does it freeze well do you know? The rest of my gang hate celeriac so it’d be useful to put individual portions for me into the freezer.
     
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  3. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    @DJC3 I have never tried to freeze celeriac. A clue for me lies in no supermarket selling it frozen but they do broccoli and cauliflower - even riced in both cases. You can grow it and leave it in the ground over winter but covered with straw - I did that and it was fine. One of us needs to try to freeze it as a tester.

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    I've got about half of one in the fridge so I volunteer to test it out. We will see what happens but obviously need a decent period of time to make it a valid test.
     
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    #37903 ianpspurs, Mar 20, 2018 at 10:46 AM
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  4. Providence 62

    Providence 62 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    9.4 this morning. Better than yesterday.
     
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  5. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    hey snap :):):)

    6.0 at 12:00
     
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  6. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Good point re commercial frozen celeriac. I await your results with interest, thanks for volunteering.
     
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  7. Nicksu

    Nicksu Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    A slightly disappointing 6.2 today. Not sure if its diet related or the fact that I feel like crud because of the tail end of the cold. Bah humbug!
     
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  8. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    @Nicksu I have exactly the same issue, appreciably higher fbg and breakfast equivalent readings and not sure if IF or cold to blame. Sympathise with you, I am struggling to hold my nerve over IF but will sit on my hands for a couple more days.
     
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  9. Nicksu

    Nicksu Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I finally went for my HBAC1 test today - review next week. I may be getting my knuckles rapped!
     
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  10. Keesha

    Keesha Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like metformin did help with lowering your blood sugar.
     
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  11. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    5.8 at 5:30 am.
     
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  12. imintroublenow

    imintroublenow Type 2 · Member

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    5.7 this morning
     
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  13. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    Try blanching it first before freezing it @ianspurs it will not go dark then when it's frozen.

    Here's a linky. https://www.leaf.tv/articles/how-to-freeze-celeriac/
     
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  14. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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  15. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    No, I am not a star mate, but I will tell my partner she is tho' as she is the one who suggested it.
     
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  16. sarahm723

    sarahm723 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My god I feel useless everyone’s morning bloods are amazing I’m so unstable was 13.8 myself
     
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  17. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    @Tipetoo Please pass on my thanks to your good lady. The method seems very sensible and similar to how we deal with bottling tomatoes.
     
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  18. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    Done, and I gave her a hug too.
     
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  19. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    @sarahm723 don't feel useless. Everyone has a starting point and sharing what they were will reassure you. Testing is the start at least you know where you are and you can formulate a plan. Stick on these forums and ask questions. Hang around for a year and people will be asking you how you did it.
     
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  20. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    dont feel like that . people in here have cracked the code, most eat less than 150 grams of carbs in a day , and when doing that most can get their numbers down in a normal level--- if not many go even lower like under 100 grams in total in a day
     
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