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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. heavyd

    heavyd Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all BG was 7.9 @ 7.05 am
     
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  2. chancellors

    chancellors Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.4 @ 07:17

    Alf
     
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  3. JanetMcDowell

    JanetMcDowell · Well-Known Member

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    5.4 yesterday and 5.9 today.
     
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  4. Starfish18

    Starfish18 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Carry on your doing great! It does take a while for the fbg to come down. I'm almost 3 months into my journey and still get a higher fbg. I always like to see a 5 :) only ever seen a 4 once
     
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  5. Starfish18

    Starfish18 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.6 for me today. Better than yesterday's 7.2 though
     
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  6. Jordi77

    Jordi77 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all my sugars are 8.9 this morning and I have been away for a few days so that is why for the no results for a few days
     
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  7. PatsyB

    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    7.8 this am
     
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  8. geefull

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

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    good morning all :)

    4.8 today
     
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  9. Tvfm

    Tvfm Type 2 · Active Member

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    13.9 and a headbanging phone call of the duty pharmacist from the Dr because I asked for more lancets, "I should only be testing when driving on gliclazide" I pointed out my diabetic nurse wants me to test morning, night and driving. God it seems like nobody has a clue what to do.
     
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  10. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    It sounds like you are suffering from Dawn Phenomenon or Liver Dump. Here’s some info about it:
    https://www.diabetes.co.uk/blood-glucose/dawn-phenomenon.html
    It may sound contradictory but eating a low carb breakfast shortly after waking up may help, as your liver is no longer panicking that you are starving. Even after nearly two years from diagnosis I get a degree of DP if I skip breakfast.
     
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    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    5.2 for me today :)
     
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  12. Traceymac23

    Traceymac23 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.9 again this morning

    fasting BG is ALWAYS my lowest of the day......gradually rises as the day goes on which probably means I'm having just a touch too many carbs......had no lunch yesterday and the 2 readings either side had less of an increase than normal so that makes sense......going to try no breakfast this morning(but will have lunch) to see if those 2 readings behave the same.
     
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  13. Traceymac23

    Traceymac23 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    newly diagnosed and using the meter......good stuff
     
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  14. Traceymac23

    Traceymac23 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    you should eat something.....a bit drastic to long term fast so soon after diagnosis?
     
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    Wow! and double wow for the 6'10" :)
     
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  16. Traceymac23

    Traceymac23 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I know....some people don't go that far on their holidays
     
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  17. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    6.0 at 4:15 am, something in the beef curry for dinner last night might be cause of this one.
     
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  18. James13

    James13 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Been high the past few weeks so I've not been posting. Was 10.4 fasting today and 14.8 after dinner. But before dinner yesterday I was 5.0 so it does come down at times.

    Have let too much bread and rice creep back in. Need to tweak my diet.

    Hope everyone's ok.
     
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  19. Starfish18

    Starfish18 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Least you have an idea what the culprit is. Hope you manage to get your levels down soon
     
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  20. ViolaChiri

    ViolaChiri Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning 5.3 @ 6.25am...lovely weekend!
     
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