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What was your fasting blood glucose? (full on chat)

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Alien Aspie, Apr 24, 2019.

  1. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    @SaskiaKC and @PenguinMum can I be an honorary cat too please? I start the day with such ambitious plans but I’m getting less and less actually done. A cat’s life seems a good one to me ( Dennis probably wouldn’t approve though)
     
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  2. SelfKiller

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    I am really happy to see your comments. You are one who notice, No-One notice.
    Actually till now I don't know what type of diabetes of mine. Earlier last year I met doc about something wrong were happening on left side head. The neurologist did many test and did not come up any decision. Within month I met couple of docs but they were failed to find out the real reason. Later go back again the neurologist, this time he found BG 11 & 18 of mine at the age 30. After seeing the report he commented i may only alive 10 years maximum. This is first time I scared really scared, fear, worried all come through in one row. On the same day I met diabetic specialist he gave me 2 to 3 medicine and advised go back to him. I was worried and never back to him. But I started taking medicine. But it was out of control. I think one year gone i did not meet with any doc. I checked sometimes. Some day it was controlled some days not. I do very busy job. It took my day.

    Later I appointment with another doc. This guy just threat me. Advised take insulin, i really fell into depression. Days was passing but I think I was not ok.
    Finally I start following life style change doc advise through youtube. I bought a treadmill. Now using treadmill and following diet. No medicine.

    Before breakfast it's about 5 to 6.2, after lunch it's is 8, sometimes it's 9, after dinner 6 to 8.
    Based on measurements trying to adjust diet.

    Sorry long story shared with you. Still i don't know what type of diabetes of mine! Really am I going to after 10 years if Corona don't affect me
     
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  3. Alien Aspie

    Alien Aspie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi,
    I hope you weren't in the UK when you were treated like that by the medics, I would find that frightening too.

    This forum, and even this thread, is full of people who are living a long life despite diabetes. Managing your condition by understanding what is good or bad for you is the key, that is your commitment to yourself, your health.

    Read through the many posts on dietary restrictions and feel free to ask members here, who, I can guarantee, have a vast pool of experience.

    Stay safe
     
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  4. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I agree with @OldButBold you were Appallingly treated. You obviously have the desire to try and sort this out which is the start of a long road ahead, persevere, ask questions, read all you can on this forum, keep doing what you are already doing, make adjustments when necessary, be brave, it's not going to be easy but worth all the effort for better health.

    I don't know how, but please try and find out which diabetes you have.

    I truly wish you well.
     
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  5. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    The ‘tunnel of love’ lol. His arrival really does seem to be perfectly timed.
     
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  6. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning...although not working at the moment busy doing not very much at all lots of friends & family to check up on especially those in London...managed a full shop yesterday & inspired by OBB got crumpets some for the cupboard some for the freezer...a little paperwork later...Netflix & a little housework...woke to a 6.8 temperature 35.99 so all good there...keep safe.
     
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  7. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Purple cabbage and swede tops - I’ll be really interested to see how these turn out, and I didn’t realise you could treat broccoli the same way either. I’m running out of window sill space.
     
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  8. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Oh what do you do with brocolli, do tell. I can get through a barrow load!
    Re Mr Fuzz long after dark last night we heard a terrible commotion where he was loud and crying out. No sign of him so far today so I am very afraid the foxes came. I know its nature and it can be cruel but he was such a jaunty fella who gave me so much pleasure. Apparently they seldom live longer than 2 years.
     
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  9. geefull

    geefull Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    good morning all :)

    4.2 today

    finally got the oil delivery for the central heating this morning, a relief to mr gee who has been dipping the tank every couple of days. It took three and a half weeks, usually it's only 1 week after ordering. We're just grateful it has arrived, we know how busy and short of staff they are :)

    Over to mum's today and will pick up eggs from the 'egg box' automated shed on the way if they are available. We'll take soup over and pick up her shopping list ready for our expected shopping trip tomorrow.

    Lovely sunny looking day here but the breeze is brisk.

    Hope your day treats you kindly :)

    @Ryhia I'm amazed you could tell which lighthouse that is :joyful:

    @Muddy Cyclist - I did order some better paper at around that time, it's cold pressed :angelic: and a 50% mix of cotton and non lignin cellulose, it took at least 10 days to arrive so there are still some art bits on odd paper/card/stuff :hilarious: in the catch up postings before I get to it. I have noticed that scanning these is making them slighlty more saturated.

    no 1 is done with the Daler Rowney paints on a piece of mounting board offcut about 9 x 4.5 inches, it's from a photo of a historic lighthouse I saw online,

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    no 2 is my attempt to depict an area nearby looking from a raised level above the sea, it's almost all scrubby bushes and brambles, end result is not quite what I had in mind but I quite like it as an abstractish landscape :hilarious: painted on the craft card with the Daler Rowney. This is me trying to learn to give things a sense of scale.
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  10. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Oh no! That’s so sad. Like you say it is just nature but he seemed to appear at just the right time and give a real lift to the day.
    I’m watching @Ryhia ’s posts to see how the broccoli sprouting progresses - I’ve only got a couple of little baby gem lettuce on the go. It seems that a lot of veg can be just popped in a saucer of water to start sprouting again, quite amazing.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Fbg and art quite amazing - or rather not since both come from the same place. Careful thought, attention to detail, persistence and a love of life and the natural world. Have a great day and many, many more.
     
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  12. Alien Aspie

    Alien Aspie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Join in :)

     
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  13. Alien Aspie

    Alien Aspie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sharing from another forum
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  14. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    After this crisis, remember the NHS is not drained by migrants, but sustained by them
    Nesrine Malik
     
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  15. SlimLizzy

    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Woke very early 4 Am hot and bothered. Checked BG 5.6 not massive.
    However unable to sleep again.
    Checked again at 7am FBG 5.4
    Today planned instruction in mower refuelling and log splitter operation. Got out the windows. Considering how to utilise them. Ofc they are all different sizes. The plants will soon outgrow their current overnight accommodation though, so something has to be done for them.
    @OldButBold pleased to read you are recovering.
    @Debandez have you tried different brands of Greek yoghurt? My favourite thick, rich and creamy is produced by Lynos and is actually made in Greece.
    Keep well and get well.
     
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    I hope not PM
     
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    You can grow Broccoli but I think the stump I have isn't really a good example not many side shoots, can't see anything happening with it as the moment so I an trying a different one. It will be interesting to see if anything comes of this one. Got some space on the windowsill but did wonder if my sun room is going to have the pervasive smell of cabbage in a couple of weeks. No response to my tomato seeds yet, but it is still very early days.

    It was easy peasy recognizing it, lovely painting. Its also quite a land mark in my neck of the woods, its a 1000ft long and can be a bit of a walk on the wild side to get to the lighthouse.
    Loving your artwork, you have a really delicate touch.

    Yes, thinking about it don't know why I bothered posting that one, could probably feed the whole of our cul de sac or would have an awful lot of freezing to do. My apologies for raising expectations, just didn't think.
     
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  18. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    I will reply with a quote from one of my favorite cat books:
    Meow and a purr! Here's to her! DJC3!

    [​IMG]
     
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  19. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    7.5 and Tchaikovsky this morning. I picked his Piano Concerto #1 from the list of TV freebies this morning, and only saw the pianist's name after I clicked Play. So this morning I am listening to, and still praying for, Boris.
     
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  20. Muddy Cyclist

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    Getting Better All The Time, in the words of some very famous people. Love em, keep it up. Hope your paper arrives soon and you like it, don't be afraid of the use of water to wet the paper when it does, too much and you will have fun controlling the chaos of the water colour on the wet papaer, just right and magic happens.
     
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