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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. Mbaker

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

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    3.9 @ 07.49
     
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  2. Geoffno6

    Geoffno6 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning, 9.4 at 8 am
     
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  3. Mbaker

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

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    I have used this several times and may just put one on now-ish. For me it is great for trending and seeing potential spikes, but it always reads low for me me e.g. estimating HbA1c's of 22.
     
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  4. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    5.3 today :)
     
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  5. bigjim19

    bigjim19 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.2 today
     
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  6. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    Good morning everybody 6.2 today seems to be the most frequent number today hope you all have some holidays and time with family
     
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  7. geefull

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

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    good morning all :)

    4.5 today
     
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  8. Roulis

    Roulis Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all! Hope everyone is well! I have run out of strips for my FreStyle Lite.So unable to publish any measurements at present! In fact I am debating with my self, whether to purchase another lot of the strips or just get one of the FreeStyle Libre?
    Best wishes to all. Theo
     
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  9. SueAM

    SueAM · Newbie

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    Hi, my name is Sue & I am a new memeber here.

    I was diagnosed with diabetes T2 in 2001. I am 36 years old & both sides of parents family have a genetic desposition for early onset of T2. My older brother was recently diagnosed.
    I am having a hard time since 3 months, in bringing my fasting/post meal glucose levels down to normal. I woke up with a 219 mg/dL as of now.
    I am currently taking insulin: long and short acting, along with 500mg metformin (endo reduced it from 2000 a day because of nausea & acid reflux)
    I would really appreciate any insight. I am forcing myself to eat lower carbs & less portions of food.
    I have quit whatever sweet I would eat often which wasn’t a lot but I know what it can do to sugar levels.
    Kindly just help me out. I want to know how long would it take for my levels to go down. I am insulin resistant at the moment. Don’t know whether it’s because of being a female (certain cycle days tend to raise my sugar way high) or just in need of a proper meal plan
     
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  10. paulmh

    paulmh Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Sue and welcome!

    This thread doesn’t get a huge amount of traffic, can I suggest you copy your post and start a new thread in the “Introductions...” sub forum? You’ll find it here - https://www.diabetes.co.uk/forum/category/greetings-and-introductions.20/ That’ll give people a chance to respond to you individually.

    All the best!
     
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  11. paulmh

    paulmh Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Oh and mine was 7.0 on waking and 5.5 after exercise (first training session in four days..)
     
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  12. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    hey and welcome here Sue, there is really a lot we can do to take control . the most easy way to get blood glucose down in the normal area is to eat a breakfast almost without any carbs in it like : eggs and bacon, avocado and cottage cheeese, cheese and ham (and no bread) , or a salat with cheese cubes along with cucumber red and green peppers and tomatoes and olives, a handful of nuts..

    you can also do the low carb eating style by learning to make low carb meals all day long, there are also a lot of delicious treats you can make so you dont feel deprives all delicious foods and treats ...here a link to some inspirations
    https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/101-healthy-low-carb-recipes

    try to stay under 100 grams of carbs daily and you´ll see results pretty soon
     
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  13. Diawara

    Diawara Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    i cant test either got strips but performa nano says E9 battery dead..only put two i about a week ago so i think meter has had it
     
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  14. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    6.4 at 4:45 am.

    The other meter was much of a muchness as well.
     
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  15. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Are you in one of the areas experiencing the really high temperatures?
     
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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  17. Roulis

    Roulis Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Evening all, hope you're all good! Got my self some more strips - basically got robbed by Lloyds! Next time I shall not leave it so late to resupply and get the strips on line, a lot cheaper. 5.6 2 hours after my dinner, which included a class of white wine. So far so good, I have managed to keep on course so far this holidays! You all a have a good night! All the best. Theo.
     
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  18. ViolaChiri

    ViolaChiri Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.8 @ 6.20am have a lovely Friday!
     
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  19. Silver Hammer

    Silver Hammer Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.6 this morning

    Maxwell
     
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  20. Christine22080

    Christine22080 Type 2 · Active Member

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    Morning, 6.2 at 6.14. Grandson 14, rushed into hospital with kidney stones. Rotten couple of days.
     
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