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Type 2's: What was your fasting blood glucose in a morning?

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by simply_h, Aug 23, 2011.

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  1. Anonymous

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    Re: Type 2's : What was your fasting blood glucose in a morn

    7.1, 6.9, 7.2 - those are the last 3 days . I'm really missing that insulin :(
     
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    hi mine now average 5s and 6s :D
     
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    mine was 12.00 this morning...ok.. i can hear everyone gasping but i am quite happy as the last three days it has been

    14.5 - 14.2 - 12

    could it be that the low carbing has started having effect? is there hope i can get it down??
     
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    6.5 today, still ok, but I prefer it a little lower.
     
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    Re: Type 2's : What was your fasting blood glucose in a morn

    Mine was 86 (US System). I take about 30-34 units of levemir each night and try to drink about 1/2 to 1 quart (litre) of water at bed time.

    Lots of water makes a big difference. Try drinking 4-6+ quarts (litres) per day and see how your blood sugars tend to come down.
     
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    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Expert

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    Drinking that much water can harm your kidneys, and flush all the potassium out of your body too.

    Too much of anything is bad.
     
  7. claymic

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    today it was 11.1 so definitely going the right direction!!

    maybe the huge mug of decaf coffee before sleeping helped..... :)
     
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    mine was 5.2 this morn, and that was after a bag of wine gums last night :oops: ,
    took the car to main dealer this morn and had to walk 5 miles home so just tried it and 6.4 :crazy:
    thing is ive gotta walk back after to pick it up :lol:
    at least the excercise do me good on my day off
     
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    5.1! a new world record wake up low. :D
     
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    4.4 this morning, but usually 4.6/4.7.
    I'm low carb
    Hana
    Only using 2 x 500mg Metformin per dayHbA1c in the 5s consistently 10years on. Now aiming for the 4s
     
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    I think i ll stop posting my fasting reading...you lot put me to shame!
     
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    I've stopped for that same reason-I can't get mine below 17. :oops:
     
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    Maybe we should start another thread for those with fastings over 10 :)
    We cant give up paulie....mine have improved slightly over the last few days since doing proper low carbing, but up till last week i was seeing 16's

    take care :)
     
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    after reading the last few posts, don't know whether I should list my FBG but it was 4.8 this morning.
     
  15. Anonymous

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    I feel a bit of a fraud posting on this thread now, because I'm jabbing insulin when I go to bed, so have been waking at mid-4's.
     
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    Mine this morning after nearly 12 hours of fasting was 15.7 - TOO HIGH !!

    Glyn
     
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    Dear Glyn,

    Why post this reading - are you asking for help as I see you have only recently joined us? When I was first diagnosed I was averaging 12 during the morning after breakfast now I am always c. 6.0 after every fast. You look to be a senior citizen so I implore you to get advice and sort out your diet because I dread to think just how high your readings are as you put your head on your pillow - my guess well over 20 which is an early reservation for the 'knackers yard'. I say this because IT IS possible to adjust to a new lifestyle. With best wishes, Rob
     
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    i'm on meds and 44units of lantos before bed. when i was only taking 30units my morning bg was between 7 and 9. i was eating snacks before bed , usually 12 to 1 am. when i started reducing snacks, my bg levels in the morning continued to increase. ( my hba1c was 7.5 last week, and the dr. said it was acceptable but i should increase my insulin units.) now i am at 44units and i have had morning readings of 9.7 to 16.4 !! i have the impression that when i eat snacks before bedtime, my morning bg levels are lower. when i told my dr. he didn't say anything.
    anybody have similar experiences? what to do?
     
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    My BG this morning is 6.8 mmol/l. Bedtime reading last night was 4.3. This Dawn Phenomenon stuff is no fun!!

    Andrew
     
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    4.8 this morning and 5.3 two-hours after breakfast.
     
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