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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. kimbo1962

    kimbo1962 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I just hate seeing 6's - probably being pedantic but much prefer my 5's!! I have had random odd readings from this tub though, ends in 44 I think....will check as I'm off to test now....I know I haven't done anything different or been naughty though!
     
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  2. AndBreathe

    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    Is your new tub from the new batch ending 44?
     
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    poshtotty Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Happy landings @AndBreathe Missing you already......!:)
     
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  4. AndBreathe

    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    That's what I like to hear. ;):happy::happy::joyful::joyful:


    Sorry, sorry!! I'll take my ego when I go. :sorry::sorry::sorry:
     
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  5. ally1

    ally1 Type 2 · Expert

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    9.7 :(
     
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  6. JohnD54

    JohnD54 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.5 normal fasting for me, still got the shivers, not decided if I will go to work today, may decide to stay at home and try to get rid of whatever I have.

    Will try some breakfast and see how I feel.

    Have a super day everyone.
     
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  7. Clivethedrive

    Clivethedrive Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.9 am fasting ::))
     
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  8. kimbo1962

    kimbo1962 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Just done 3 tests, 6.2, 6.3, 6.6???!!!
    Bedtime was 5.5, in my range. All my tubs are the same batch, I have three left. My room is the coldest in the house overnight so may just test with a new tub from out of the kitchen cupboard!
    These randoms of course totally screw up my averages for 7, 14 and 30 days, which irritates me badly!!
     
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  9. CollieBoy

    CollieBoy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.9 this a.m.
     
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    loulou99782 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    7.4 This morning hope its only Dads cake last night that's spiked me and not infection levels. Will get bloodand xray results later. A bit chesty this morning think that's weather changing again
     
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  11. Mandingo

    Mandingo Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.3 this morning.
     
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  12. kimbo1962

    kimbo1962 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well..warmer tub from kitchen and 5.7!!
     
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  13. CollieBoy

    CollieBoy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    If your situation is that you cannot get your regular HbA1c test and you can use the entire 10 pack in the time limit then this could be viable.
     
  14. AndBreathe

    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    Jan - The tests have a strict expiry date on them. When you receive the test kit, in includes a little "meter", which I understand controls the "expiry". The tests I received had about 12 months on them, when I received them, but my circumstances mean it made sense to use them before I relocate again. The unused tests have to be refrigerated, then left to reach ambient temperature before use.

    The way the tests work, if I had someone I trusted to "play fair", the tests could be shared, by post. The "meter" gives a reading, but doesn't hold any history, dates or anything else, so sharing wouldn't mess any averages or whatever.

    Whilst the tests didn't return exactly the same numbers as my venous blood HbA1cs, they did have a consistent differential that I was content to accept to track.

    Ideally, we could have tests on demand, but hey ho. We have to live in the real world.
     
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  15. Kezzer4321

    Kezzer4321 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.5 for me this morning....

    I was going to change my meter for one with cheaper strips.. but I think I stick to the one I have rather than join the 'Dodgy strip club' that some of you belong to :):p
     
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    loulou99782 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Kezzer what meter and strips do you use i have got a avia nano meter avia strips made by accu check. It seems ok, got it from the hospital and strips are on repeat from GP
     
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    Adelle0607 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @AndBreathe are you using the WiFi in the plane?

    5.5 which is pretty good :) I had rice, pineapple and bananas yesterday :) I'm trying to gain weight.
     
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  18. Mandingo

    Mandingo Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @ally1
    Good morning.
    When I skip exercising for whatever reason, I notice my fasting and general levels throughout the day seems to be a little higher than normal.

    Are you able to exercise much?
     
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  19. Mandingo

    Mandingo Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My surgery in Anerley sees me as a number, a mere statistic.

    I have to wait a whole nine months to find out whether I'm controlling my condition or whether I'm building up credits for Diabetic Complications.

    I have to invest in this home test kit.
     
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  20. sanguine

    sanguine Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.2 this morning, consistent with yesterday's 4.8. Maybe I should stay in Africa and get up early every day.

    Insane 4.2 preprandial last night, had salad, steak and just a few chips which took me to 6.1.

    Heading back to Abidjan later today to fly out tonight.
     
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