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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. Susikav

    Susikav Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I hope you can relax this weekend then... don't do anything on Sunday... :)
     
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  2. Susikav

    Susikav Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That is a very good idea S.... You should indeed give them a kick - I have seen loads of worried posts on here recently... it's not fair, it's your health at stake here... oh, Happy Day to Mrs. S... enjoy your dinner and spoil yourselves... :joyful:
     
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  3. Susikav

    Susikav Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You are soooo cool..... :cool:
     
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  4. Susikav

    Susikav Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I find I know nothing much! :) Every day is a learning curve...
     
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  5. Adelle0607

    Adelle0607 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It's a 4.7 this morning.

    I'm going on a quick trip overseas for a week, a bit of skiing/r&r, and for some odd reason I'm not really keen on going, maybe it's the cold weather --shouldn't be complaining as it's a holiday! :).
     
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  6. Susikav

    Susikav Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Some of the folks on this forum ditched carbs almost altogether and the Metformin with it... It could be worth asking their advice as they've already 'been there, done that' and succeeded... I am on no meds and low-carbing and hope to sustain my good BG levels that way for as long as possible... I learned from everyone on this forum to begin with and then researched low-carb recipes - there are some wonderful sites to use...I personally don't miss carbs at all... except maybe my own apple pie, but I now make it with almond pastry, which is lush... :) :hungry:
     
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  7. Susikav

    Susikav Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Have a lovely time! You will be fine when you get there... I am still apprehensive every time I go away now, because of the low-carbing and wondering if there will be stuff for me to eat when I get there! I always find something though... :) It just makes a small wiggle of unease I think... Make some little fat balls and take them with you so you've always got something to top up with if you get low... You'll probably really enjoy yourself and the break from routine... Have fun... :joyful:
     
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  8. Susikav

    Susikav Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Brilliant! :cool:
     
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    Mandingo Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.9 this morning.
     
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    Silver Hammer Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.3 this morning

    Maxwell
     
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  11. Mike d

    Mike d Type 2 · Expert

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    4.9 on waking. Waiting for my eyes (blurry during the day but not constant) to keep up to the lower numbers.

    Have a great day guys and girls :)
     
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    poshtotty Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @brettsza I read your post last week but didn't have time to stop and reply. I've a lot of catching up to do here so I don't know your latest but I just want to say don't become disheartened by the weight loss or lack of it.

    Despite following all the advice here and tweaking my fat/carb/protein ratios my weight loss is still very slow, stagnant even. I personally think there is too much focus on weight loss and LCHF if its not careful will just be considered as a solution to weight loss while its other benefits are ignored. Weight loss, as we all know can be temporary and the quicker it comes off the quicker it can go back on.

    I had a revelation recently when I had my monthly body measurements taken and compared with the previous month. Despite Christmas and New Year falling halfway through, I had lost a total of 30cm fat, including 4 inches of fat from around my waist. My PT said in all her career she had never known anyone lose 4" from their waist over Christmas!

    My understanding is that for diabetics it is the losing fat that it more important than losing weight. Weight is often only excess water anyway but we should be aiming to lose fat more than weight.

    Do you take your body measurements? You might be as surprised as I was to discover that while the weight may not be shifting, other amazing things are going in which we don't see but which are far more beneficial to diabetics than numbers on a weighing scale.

    Take heart!
     
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    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    10.4 this cold morning brrrrrrr
     
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    JohnD54 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.8 still a little lower that my normal 5's in the morning, have been using my accu meter for a couple of weeks since my surgery allows me 1 tub of strips every 2 months and thought I might as well use them.

    Back to codefree shortly , not sure with what if been reading here recently I am to happy about that.

    Will have to check the codes and then we shall see.

    Have a good day everyone.
     
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    loulou99782 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.8 this cold morning had a rough night so thought my bs would be higher.
     
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    ally1 Type 2 · Expert

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    10.1
     
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  17. loulou99782

    loulou99782 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hope the eyes settle down in the UK we get our eyes checked at lest once a year for diabetic rentnopathy. Do you have anything like this down under?
     
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  18. Clivethedrive

    Clivethedrive Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.5 am fasting
     
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  19. Mike d

    Mike d Type 2 · Expert

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    We do loulou :)

    I need to change the contacts I think :) Really odd as outside long distance, my vision is perfect. Just sitting in front of a PC screen all day is not doing me any favours. If exercise is any indication, I got PLENTY of that today with trimming shrubs

    Take care and glad you're feeling better :)

    Mike
     
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  20. Susikav

    Susikav Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Such a lovely, sensible reply... take heart indeed B... :)
     
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