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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. geefull

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

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    good morning all :)

    4.7 for me today
     
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  2. LindsayJane

    LindsayJane Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.8 this morning. Might clean the car today....
     
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  3. ert

    ert Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone else feel loath to post bad results? There are so many great results above, I hate to break up the 'amazing results' party.

    I was 7.1 this morning. My analysis is that I overate yesterday. Too many calories in a meal spike my blood sugars. It's been over 7 since lunchtime yesterday. Or maybe I'm coming down with something? Or perhaps I drank too much coffee. (Grasping at straws here.) Whatever, I'm fasting until lunchtime.
     
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  4. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    4.7 for me this morning :)
     
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  5. Flic2019

    Flic2019 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for your advise. I will try all of this. Dinner is generally around 6pm so I shall carry on with that. I may limit myself to water only after 7pm and see if that makes a difference.

    I have to have my tablet with food so will try and sort a no carb small snack for closer to bed time to rake it. Might that help? I dunno. Will try everything though :)
     
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  6. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    4.6
     
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  7. Starfish18

    Starfish18 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I struggle posting when my levels are high due to everyone elses levels being lower. Out of everyone who uses this forum theres only a small % that post on this thread. I'm sure out of everyone theres a lot of people with higher levels, we just don't know as they don't post. Some people don't even test their fbg. It is much easier to post when levels are within range and we feel good.

    Hope your levels come down soon. I've found after eating certain food my blood stays high the next day, even when I don't spike, so maybe that's whats happening to you?
     
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  8. Shas3

    Shas3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Welcome...I am sure you will figure it out... i too sometimes do the no carb snack if I feel a need... it should help.. good luck
     
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  9. enb54

    enb54 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Friday May 31
    FBG at 0930 was 4.7 (12 hours fasting)
     
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  10. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    7:45 5.5

    But have now run out of strips waiting for delivery of my new supplies.

    My tester is a Safe Accu device which came with 50 test strips. At the same time as buying my test kit I purchased some additional Code Free test strips. Unfortunately I bought the wrong ones. I purchased test strips for the Safe accu 2 tester. These test strips appear to work but I get a massive difference in FBG, the Safe Accu-2 test strips read much higher for example this morning 6.4. Intriguingly by lunchtime, glucose measures about the same with both test strips. All very puzzling. Guess I'll just continue testing with the alternative strips until I get the proper ones - but only in the afternoons. Cheers.
     
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  11. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    5.9 at 4:00 am.

    The first official day of winter today, about 10° C outside, which will drop a few degrees when the sun starts to come up in hour or so. :***:
     
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  12. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    When I first started posting in this very thread, I was up in the eights with my fbgl, I managed to get them down gradually into the fives and I had a short period when I was in the fours.

    Don't worry about it @ert it will decrease, just give it time.
     
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  13. ert

    ert Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Tipetoo, You're an inspiration. Cheers ert
     
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  14. Shas3

    Shas3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.6 this morning at 6:30. And 5.9 last night. If my memory is right this is the lowest fasting number since my diagnosis.

    Last night’s dinner was a tiny chappati with spicy roasted eggplant (baingan bhartaa) and a salad. I had some nuts later as a snack before bedtime

    Happy weekend everyone.
     
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  15. Shas3

    Shas3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I used to feel bad but posting my “bad” numbers and how i was feeling about it helped. So don’t feel bad... just share!!!!!
     
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  16. enb54

    enb54 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    So what is the problem? We all do the same thing, it is just **** hard to be perfect! Alas, I am the most perfect of all I know, except for my wife... :)

    Just keep on trying, that is all that counts!!!...

    Oh... And give yourself a pat on the back AND a raise!!!

    Edit: Sorry, our new government has rescinded your raise until the price of oil rebounds... :)
     
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    #51276 enb54, Jun 1, 2019 at 5:06 AM
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  17. Prem51

    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Good Morning! 6.7 at 0420.
     
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  18. enb54

    enb54 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Too early but will post anyway, at 2235 on Friday May 31, Blood Glucose is 5.1
     
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  19. Diawara

    Diawara Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    f.b.s. at 0542 was 5.7...
    have a good weekend all...
    edited at 0841 after two cups of tea with a dash of soy milk twenty minutes on rowing machine and an hours walk with the dog.. 5.6 maybe a few too many carbs on friday..
     
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    #51279 Diawara, Jun 1, 2019 at 5:43 AM
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  20. Ally Pally

    Ally Pally Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.4 at 0715hrs on a sunny morning. Am blaming last night’s Basmati rice but it tasted sooooo good - and now to Kärcher. The noise will drive my pup (and neighbours) ballistic
     
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