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

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by UserABC2021, Apr 24, 2019.

  1. alf_Josiah

    alf_Josiah Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good Morening Ladies and Gentlemen.
    A 5.2 this morning, no me and me’s don’t understand the workings of diabetes either.
    Have a great day all, stay safe.
     
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  2. Granny_grump_

    Granny_grump_ Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi True Blue my meter shows mmol readings but on here other meter readings are just two numbers like 38 were my readings are 6.5 always a number then part of a number. I’ve only had a tee2 meter so I can’t say if someone is high or low unless others rank it a winner. Hope I’m making sence.K
     
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  3. True Blue

    True Blue Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Conversion chart for different BG finger prick test units of measurement. Note that the laboratory
    HbA1c surgery blood test result is an entirely different statistic (target below 48), not to be confused with the numbers in this table
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    #51223 True Blue, Jan 16, 2022 at 11:10 AM
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  4. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    Brilliant rainbows here :)
    Very aurora borealis!
    Amazing.
     
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  5. Granny_grump_

    Granny_grump_ Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    True Blue Thank You only way I can keep it is by screen shot I’ve never learned how to save or file things on iPad but it will be accessible and when I see my granddaughter she will show me.K
     
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  6. True Blue

    True Blue Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi there K. I hesitate before giving any advice, except to say that the info pages of this same website are moderated by professionals. The mmo/lt values quoted should be used as guidance on the success of your BG control. My meter clearly states the units are mmo/lt. However my nephew in Canada (type 1) quotes his numbers as "HbA1c" so I guess his meter uses those units. (see table).
     
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  7. Mrs T 123

    Mrs T 123 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    5.6 for me today - Enjoy what is left of your weekend folks! :)
     
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  8. Granny_grump_

    Granny_grump_ Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi True Blue appreciate you sending me the chart it will be helpful.Thank you K
     
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  9. Granny_grump_

    Granny_grump_ Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi PenguinMum just read your post about driving to Cornwall we used to go every year but not been in many a year I used to drive overnight and would reach end of motorway by 7am we set off at 10pm from home, on joining A34 we used to stop off for breakfast at Little Chef and to recuperate before long second part of journey to St Ives. We have been travelling all over Europe for over 40years for our holidays but we decided we wanted to visit Cornwall again so we have booked for summer this year can’t wait to see what it’s now like if it’s changed any, hate the long journey down but worth it in the end.K
     
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  10. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Wave as you go past @Granny_grump_ we live about 1.5 hrs after the M5. We moved down here about 5 years ago and I’ve never regretted it although a lot of things take some getting used to - the fact that no one turns up when they say they will for starters.
    Have a wonderful holiday this summer.
     
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  11. Granny_grump_

    Granny_grump_ Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you I’m sure we will I’m looking forward to seeing another part of Cornwall from always going to St Ives we are trying Penzance I love an adventure even though my knees and back are painful I will keep on going has the excitement of seeing something new keeps me going.Oh I can’t wait.K
     
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  12. Jojo85

    Jojo85 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning

    Fbg at 7am 5.7
    Hope everyone has a wonderful day!
     
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  13. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    Fbg 6.3

    The moon was insanely bright last night...
    Pastel painting...

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  14. True Blue

    True Blue Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all.

    Still no snow or ice down on the Coast. Meter readings for energy supply due this week, so really glad of the mild winter so far.

    FBG 8.1 mmo/lt at 0700. Weight down again, which is important. The Newcastle University study found that a typical weight loss of 15kg was required to place Type 2 into remission. I have a wardrobe full of nice clothes to wear, if only ........

    Have a great day.
     
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  15. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Master

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    5.6 for me FB_IMG_1637226829841.jpg
     
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  16. Krystyna23040

    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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  17. Krystyna23040

    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    love the pastel @gennepher. Popeye looks very thoughtful this morning.
     
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    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    6.1 this morning. Higher than usual. No reason why - unless maybe a bad night's sleep because in the evening I had long telephone calls with my friend who has cancer and then my sister, talking about the arrangements for Ben's funeral. I had a really restless night and didn't sleep well. They are coping really well but it is just so sad.

    We had a lovely visit to Redwings. I renewed my Sponsorship of Cookie. He looked really happy in the sunshine and was well wrapped up in his warm rug. We had a lovely walk, met several very friendly horses and the coffee was good.
     
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  19. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Beautiful pastels reflecting the light off the water and those little white plants
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Greetings everyone. @Granny_grump_ thanks for bringing an Old Timer here - hi @DJC3 - and mentioning @PenguinMum. I think you are actually referencing the semi skimmed thread. No known fbg but I'll fit a Swipey Weds or Thurs - still won't know my fbg but it is the thought that counts. @gennepher thanks for the pastel and I think I spotted Popeye. @Krystyna23040 hug for the sub optimal fbg and sleep but pretty sure you pinpointed the reason. I don't think St Antony knew anything about LC/managing The D by diet but "Those who renounce the world but want to keep something for themselves are torn in this way by the demons who make war on them." Change world to carbs and demons to LC swaps and it is a massive winner, IMHO. I also found Charles Gore: A Biographical Sketch by Gordon Crosse on point personally.especially Gore's saying 'I felt instinctively, and at once, that this sort of sacramental religion was the religion for me.' I mainly have the same menu at the same time having analysed it via Cronometer which is frighteningly close to that. We binge watched Around the world in 80 days last evening. I think JKP appreciated me not sloping orf to watch NFL Slew of tired old tropes incoming from Serial Shambles HQ. Bless. Go Team D.
     
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    #51240 ianpspurs, Jan 17, 2022 at 8:49 AM
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