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

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

  1. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I think it is where Hercules Parrot solved some of his most challenging cages ... er, cases. ;)
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    If only they could ...

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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm sorry to hear about the tree. I rented a room one year, there was a pear tree right outside my window. So lovely.

    Outside my window here is a huge dead tree. Two years now and they have not felled it. It's bitter irony that this poor tree is still standing while your lovely fruitful tree was lost to the storm. Hugs.
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    As long as I'm here ... :)

    6.5 a couple of hours ago this Thursday morning. I am now enjoying a second mug of coffee and the LPO playing "The Magic Mirror" by a composer named Hurlstone. I wonder if he ever does.
     
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    Bubbsie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Great idea Saskia...yes if only they could:D:D:D
     
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    Those moules are really agreeing with you!
    Hope you have better weather than we did when we crossed on the ferry all those years ago - returning to Polruan from Fowey after a meal out, a real pea souper fog had descended and the ferry was cancelled, we found a chap with a small outboard motor who agreed to take us back but he got lost and we nearly ended up going out to sea.

    Yes we did meet in Plymouth. Just got back, my how it’s changed!
     
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    Just in from an interesting chat with practice nurse.
    Her: the Dapagliflozin has worked too well we are worried your BG is too low so we are going to halve the dose.
    Me: I doubt it is the meds I would think it is the change to a Low carb diet
    Her: What do you eat?
    I explained what I had been eating and how much I had lost and all the other health benefits I had found and she asked if I had made it up myself!! I pointed her here and to DD website. She was amazed at the drop in BG in 3 months 78 to 38
    I have got to take half strength Dapa for 3 months and then have another HbA1c. I didn't have the heart to tell her I stopped taking them about a month ago! Hopefully it will not rise too much over the next 3 months without the meds.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Fantastic results @Bildad and top work pointing nurse this way. Wet, cold and lots of drilling on my broken tooth so seeing this from my kitchen window was rather spiffing
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    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Results from HbA1c today were 61 and I was told that was good, especially as it was 89 just 6 months ago. I don’t really know what that means. From reading here, it seems it could be lower, but I was told today that was a good number...

    >^..^<
     
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    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That is a very romantic tale about you and OH getting back from Polruan. We changed our plans and decided to go to Polperro this morning. Would have loved to have gone on the boat but the weather didnt allow that so we went by car. Had a lovely couple of hours there though the rain was hammering down. We found the old cottage we stayed in 25 years ago but were sad it has fallen into disrepair. Visited the rustic pub on the rocky outcrop for old times sake and then cut the journey back to Fowey by taking the car ferry from Brodinnock. When we returned it was dry and the weather at base camp had been better.
     
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    @Bildad what a great result...good on you and the nurse might have learnt something too!
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Great number @gennepher In 6 months you have reduced it by 1/3 so fantastic progress especially with water/sewage and cochlear implant issues. We could probably all be lower but put in context a stellar effort.
     
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    @gennepher that is terrific progress in 6 months despite all the stress and obstacles you have had to put up with. I think your next test could well see younoutside diabetic levels.
     
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    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Oh!
    Thank you very much.
    So I should be pleased and doing the hoppity skippity dance then!
    >^..^<
     
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    Quote for today FB_IMG_1560268700876.jpg
     
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    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Oh wow. That would be amazing if I could get there. So I must be doing something right then!
    Thank you :)
    >^..^<
     
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    I generally only post on two threads and the other is “what have you eaten today”. So as not to derail my last post there I just wanted to relevant information. Last night we went for dinner to a fish restaurant which shall remain nameless. Ordered calamari starter as promised “lightly battered squid” so turned down safer options. When it came it was all batter no squid so I pushed it to one side. Though it wasnt worth the risk for such a poor show. Wasnt going to make a fuss but when waitress asked I said it was probably the worst calamari I had ever been served. (Raised to be truthful at all times!). This morning as we strolled to the car park we noticed one of their two plates glass windows had been badly smashed overnight. In such a genteel place this caused much consternation and the manager was out in the street and not happy. Anyway I put my hood up and kept eyes downcast as we passed in case he thought it was a dissatisfied customer. All day I have been wondering if it was someone else who had the calamari. Not guilty your Honour and I was raised to tell the truth.
     
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    Can we chat a bit about duvets here?
     
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    All you will ever need to know by an expert
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    When I was little there was a shoe store here that sold Poll Parrot shoes.

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