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Weird bm readings.

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by little pet, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. little pet

    little pet · Member

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    Hi all. I wonder if any of you can help me. My blood sugars are reading high nearly all the time (12-22) and yet my HBA1C is low at 5.4 , I'm a type two on 80mgs gliclazide a day. I'm also on a lot of other meds, inc warfarin. Confused dot com. Thanks in advance.


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  2. pav

    pav Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Re: Weird bm readings.

    Have you tried testing your BS just before bed and first thing on waking.

    It also could be the type of food you are eating, in that they cause rapid spikes then come down quickly, when do you normally test your blood sugar?
     
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    ))Denise(( Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Re: Weird bm readings.

    Are you anaemic little pet? If you don't have enough red blood cells then the HbA1c will be inaccurate. There is another test called Fructosamine which can determine what your control is like http://www.diabetes.org.uk/Guide-to-dia ... ctosamine/
     
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