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

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

  1. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning...not up until after 7am feels like holiday time...lots to do in the house a great build up to the most exciting day of the week...it's bin day tomorrow...which bin is it (like which window is it on Playschool) I have no idea fortunately the neighbours will have...I'll follow their lead...woke to a 6.2
     
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  2. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Belated good morning all and sundry. @karen8967 that seems a very good place for you to start the day bg wise. @Bildad fantastic bg number despite the excitement you must feel for the fun day. @dunelm what colour medal did Mike and his droogies bestow? @HarrisonK bg levels operate on a nolens volens basis so don't waste another minute trying to analyse things. Likewise @PenguinMum who has tagged several members so I echo her thoughts. @Shas3 great A1c and sticking with metformin seems a sound plan for now unless there are issues. My fbg was a woeful 5.8 at 5.30 but that is very definitely a 2nd order issue just now so I returned to bed for 3 hours. @Debandez what a diamond that man is so I hope the end result of his kindness is the outcome you BIL needs. As for the bread, most of my food is the work of the food fairy whom I came by one evening in a rugby club. Pip,pip old toots.
     
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  3. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    5.1 very good

    Have a good day everyone
     
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  4. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Haha he still has a half chewed pine cone in his mouth!
     
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  5. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    5.4 this morning. Much happier with that than yesterday’s mid 6 but no idea what I did differently!
    Sympathies with @PenguinMum and @HarrisonK it makes very little sense.
    Nice to see you back @ianpspurs
     
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  6. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    A bit of ultraviolent I think.
     
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  7. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    I never went away just couldn't see lots of posts from regular posters - I have had a longish run of good (for me) numbers. Congratulations on the lower fasting level today.
     
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  8. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Say nothing Dennis...make no admissions...that pine cone was obviously planted on him...if you need a brief get back to me.
     
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  9. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday I had one of the foodstuffs I had really missed...a huge plate of Spaghetti & Bolognese sauce (home made) I used the organic soya spaghetti (picture below) I have tried other non wheat pasta but this is the best one I have had so far.

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    It works out at 12.9 carbs per 100 grams...so my small handful at approximately 25 grams ( a huge portion I would use less for one person on the next occasion) worked out to just under 4 grams of carbs & 83 calories minus the Bolognese sauce...I may put this on the what did you eat thread...I have tried the Aldi one which was fine however this one is the best alternative to wheat pasta I have tried (as yet)
     
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  10. Shas3

    Shas3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Ian... am definitely happy with the results especially considering less than a year ago my HbA1C was 11.8%. Now with 6% i am not sure of incremental benefits of lowering further. So it is about maintenance and avoiding falling back to old bad habits. My fasting numbers still not low enough, daytime numbers are good. So, let’s see how things move. Have a great day and a wonderful weekend ahead
     
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  11. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Well done Shas...meant to say earlier post. Its great progress to make.
     
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  12. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    That sounds fab...where did you buy it?
     
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  13. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I bought them on Amazon PM
     
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  14. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Had a quick look but seems you have to buy 6 packs...is that correct?
     
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    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Ignore my previous message...have now found you can buy one or two packs at a time!
     
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    Shas3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks so much PM... I cannot tell you how incredibly helpful this community has been in helping me not just cope with it but to make this significant progress
     
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  17. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    This community may have been helpful but you put in the hard yards. Nonetheless, incredibly thoughtful of you to offer thanks for help and support. You should be proud of being such a thoroughly decent person.:)
     
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  18. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    I second that @Shas3. Nicely put Ian!
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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  20. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    A nice low round 6 this Thursday morning. [​IMG]
     
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