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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. edgarmbogo

    edgarmbogo Type 2 · Newbie

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    Recently my morning sugar readings rose to 10.5 and surgery changed my metafomini to slow release ,is there any other way to bring it down. Thanks
     
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  2. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    well yes , metformin no matter which kind only helps very little, this condition is really only helped by controlling how many grams of carbs one eat in a day , try initially to go under 150 grams in total in a day, most type 2 diabetics can get normal levels of blood glucose if they count their amount of carbs they eat daily.... there really isn´t any way around changing one's food choices.. well and then there is exercise and long walks, which also help a lot in lowering blood glucose

    the easiest way to start changing food style is to eat a breakfast almost without any carbs like ham and eggs, or half an avocado with maybe mayo and shrimps, or maybe eat some meat for breakfast or cheese,

    then there is the problem with bread... actually white toast and bread in general spikes ones blood glucose almost just the same as do sugar.... so stop eating bread or eat only half a slice a day if bread and the same with potatoes...

    there are really a lot of delicious foods one can eat a lot of, but you need to learn which and maybe how to make them also if you like cooking.

    here are some links :
    https://lowcarbyum.com/recipes/
    https://www.lowcarblab.com/best-low-carb-ice-cream-recipes/

    https://theheartysoul.com/fat-bombs/?t=CHH
     
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    #38842 Freema, Apr 12, 2018 at 8:32 PM
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  3. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    5.8 at 5:10 am.
     
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  4. nodrog_in_japan

    nodrog_in_japan Type 2 · Member

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    6.4 this morning.
    The worst since I started self-testing.
     
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  5. mo53

    mo53 Type 2 · Expert

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    Good morning 5.4
     
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  6. chancellors

    chancellors Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.4 @ 03:37

    Up early, going on holiday, plane to catch.

    Alf
     
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  7. bassamaklan

    bassamaklan Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning all
    5.4
     
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  8. rom35

    rom35 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    As T2D is problem with carbs metabolism, my way to bring it down was to see the carbs as “allergen”.
     
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    rom35 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.5 @5:00 going to gym for weight lifting.
     
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  10. Perro

    Perro Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning all. 4.7 today @ 0530.
     
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  11. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Morning. Exactly 5.0 today.
     
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  12. ally1

    ally1 Type 2 · Expert

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    9.2
     
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  13. Silver Hammer

    Silver Hammer Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.3 this morning

    Maxwell
     
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  14. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    6.5 again dont know why , have been eating fewer carbs and still it is High
     
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  15. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    5.1 this morning up from 4.3 at bedtime last night.
     
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  16. peony50

    peony50 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all, 8.6 today. Not surprised by this as yesterday I could not face eating meat so had a jacket potato. Before eating it my reading was 5.7, 2 hours afterwards it was 12. Back to eating LCHF but avoiding chicken for a while ;) So difficult finding a WOE that suits both my blood sugars and my digestive system, but it’s early days.
     
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  17. james11

    james11 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi....6.3 ..yipee
     
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  18. Kevyu

    Kevyu Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all. 7.7
     
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  19. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    Morning all 5.3 today - maybe a tail wagging after a top order collapse type of week:)
     
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  20. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    5.6 this morning :)
     
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