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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. Prem51

    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Those readings are good. Your higher morning reading is probably due to the Dawn Phenomenon where your liver dumps glucose into your blood when you wake to give you a boost for the day.

    I think I got the DP again today. My reading at 0640 was 6.2. I had a coffee with cream at 0650, and my reading at 0900 had come down to 5.7.
     
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  2. Munkki

    Munkki Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.7 :woot:
     
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  3. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    8.8 at 9am
    I'm liking these single figures
     
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  4. Shirleygay

    Shirleygay Type 2 · Newbie

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    8.2 I'm having trouble getting my numbers down, so nurse suggested I write everything down I eat or drink which has started to work as last week numbers were above 11. I'm to test before and after meals. And try to get a daily walk, I have back problems and have morphine patches and paracetamol and another nerve pain killer, also on thyroxin for under active. Also B/P medication. I feel I'm losing the battle
     
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  5. David_A_Hughes

    David_A_Hughes Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    11.7 - No wonder I look so miserable. How do you all get such low figures?
     
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  6. Lorraine deer

    Lorraine deer Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.3 later than my usual, my liver doing its job. 5.1 at bed time after a 2 mile walk
     
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  7. berylc

    berylc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have 3 morning checks...
    1.45am after we came home from an Orkney wedding ceilidh dance 8.2 (had a bacon roll at the 2nd tea at 10.30pm, minus the roll! Had the tiniest taste of the wedding cake and none of the chocolate brownies, shortbread and other fancies)

    3.30am When I got up to go to the loo - had LOADS of water throughout the evening, no alcohol 7.5
    9am when my daughter woke us with a phone call 8.2

    So take your pick!
     
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  8. Liam1955

    Liam1955 Type 2 · Master

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    10/4/16.


    6.1
     
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  9. LincolnLizzie

    LincolnLizzie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.6 this morning - amazing difference it has made changing my 24 hourly insulin to an evening injection. Haven't gone completely low carb but have cut out bread, potato and rice etc. But did have a bit of sugar sweetened stewed vanilla plums and ice cream last night and have still come in within target. First time I have ever been within target range was four days ago, when I changed over and it is maintaining. Yippee.
     
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  10. catinahat

    catinahat Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.0
     
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  11. bigjohn9916

    bigjohn9916 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.7 :)
     
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  12. KimG

    KimG Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.3 this sunny morning. Have a good day all! ;)
     
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  13. Silver Hammer

    Silver Hammer Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.2 this morning

    Maxwell
     
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  14. GeoffersTaylor

    GeoffersTaylor Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.1 today. Not bad considering I was at a party last night and decided (after plenty of wine) that I would walk the 4 miles home with a kebab instead of getting a taxi. So at 2am this morning I was exercising and eating, not fasting!
     
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  15. Clivethedrive

    Clivethedrive Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.0 am fasting
     
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  16. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    4.7 this morning
     
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  17. amgrundy

    amgrundy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi all, 5.8 yesterday morning. 5.4 after dinner last night, and 5 this Sunday morning before breakfast. :happy::happy::happy::happy:
     
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  18. Ross.Walker

    Ross.Walker Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.9
     
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  19. Dave from Weeton

    Dave from Weeton Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning all, 5.8 on this nice sunny day. Things on site seem much more relaxed and friendly again, just as it should be as we are ALL in it together :joyful:
     
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  20. Alan_in_Suffolk_

    Alan_in_Suffolk_ Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good afternoon everyone ;)
    BG 9.9 this morning @ 6am " I think this was due to a really busy day yesterday " :cool:
     
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