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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. James13

    James13 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.6 at 09:05.
     
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  2. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    5.5 this morning :happy:
     
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  3. geefull

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

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    good morning all :)

    4.6 today
     
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  4. bigjim19

    bigjim19 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.4 today
     
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  5. Jenniewren1958

    Jenniewren1958 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all 5.6 today
     
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  6. Debandez

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

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    5.2 this morning. I was in the 4s not so long ago but I'm assuming it's because I've started testing myself with different foods (carbs) here and there to see how my BS react. So on one hand I'm learning a lot which is a positive but it's having a negative impact on my FBS. Do I go back to eggs n bacon or kippers and chicken n veg? I want my hba1c to reflect the hard work I have been putting into my life ;) next check with GP is May.
     
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  7. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    Good to experiment. I have 6 monthly checks so I use the first 2 to 3 months after HbA1c for experiments if that is any help. Effectively, I try to have no shocks in 12 to 14 weeks before HbA1c.
     
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  8. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    5.9 at 10:00
     
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  9. francesk

    francesk Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning
    4.1 @ 7.15am
    Have a good day!
     
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  10. eddie1968

    eddie1968 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    9.5 mmol/l, ok not perfect but still <10 which is my target. :)
     
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  11. Debandez

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

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    I like that :) nothing experimental now then to my may hba1c check but I'm fine with that. Thanks.
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Just out of curiosity what has been the biggest surprise higher carb foid you can actually enjoy.
     
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  13. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.6
     
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    Polgara Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I came to the conclusion years ago that one had to get out early. I went at 58 and everyone I graduated with went before 60. We were lucky with pension schemes. I fear for the sanity of the young senior managers in large schools now.[/QUOTE]

    My pension situation is dire after spending my 30s working part time because I was caring for my disabled son - and Hubbys is even worse after years of agency work. Don't think we are ever retiring :( Still - having a chilled time away this week - so that's good :)
     
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    Polgara Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Love you @ickihun <3 wish I was teaching your little one - <3
     
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  16. Polgara

    Polgara Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.7 today - fitted in a nice long walk for a cooked breakfast at lovely cafe - then an equally long walk back to the caravan to rouse the kids for lunchtime!
     
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    xfieldok Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.4 yay!
     
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  18. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    It varies with what exercise etc I have done but generally Trifle works well and a mini hot cross bun. Other people will have different views. Enjoy for me always comes back to a reading 2 hours later - I get distraught if I see a 6 anywhere.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    Might have seemed a little insensitive of me, if so sorry. What I didn't say was that both my parents passed away the same day and being an only child it presented me with a unique opportunity. Again, sorry if I appear to be talking from a position of comfort compared to others, that is not my intention.
     
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  20. Ragmar

    Ragmar Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.6 at 8:00 AM Canada

    So, I'm an idiot, I keep thinking 5.6 is high when it's where I should want it to be because when my blood sugars in the 4's I have this feeling of hunger like yesterday when it was 4.2 I was like where is the friddddggeeee
     
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