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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. dogslife

    dogslife Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for sharing your stories, Krystyna. I can certainly relate to them. It's good that you have memories to make you smile. My FIL did not have dementia but could be mischeivous and a bit impulsive. In his 90's he was still mobile but was beginning to struggle with his sight. Once we had taken him on holiday with us. When it was time to leave we couldn't find him anywhere. Becoming really concerned we set of to search for him and looked everywhere we could think of. An hour later he casually walked up to us and told us he'd been on a lovely boat trip around the bay! When we were working he often liked to surprise us -like the time he painted our garden wall a shocking shade of bright red which took years to fade, bless him. With mum it has been a steep learning curve and for a long time I made the mistake of trying to involve her in choices/ decisions and of explaining what was going to happen but have now realised that she cannot cope with that and I have to make decisions in her best interest. Best wishes.:)
     
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    dogslife Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Bubbsie.:)
     
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    dogslife Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you Debandez and congratulations on all you have acheived.:)
     
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  4. Debandez

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

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    Just doing my bit for the cause, to help as many as possible.
     
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  5. Debandez

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

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    I don't know where its come from! If you had told me prior to dx I would be on live TV, and doing presentations in front of 100, and throwing myself around top model style ie full on pout and arms on hips or wrapped around a tree style I would have fallen to the floor laughing. I'm not even giving it a second thought. Im saying yes to anything! I've told the PR TEAM 'just keep wheeling me out'. All in a fantastic cause. I wont stop until the DUK website is updated to reflect the 1936 guidelines. And when we are offered bg monitors AND the option of a lchf woe instead of 'take these meds, its progressive, you will probably end up on insulin, see you in 6 months'.
     
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  6. Debandez

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

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    False economy as we know. Testing is imperative. Hba1c every 6 to 12 months just gives you the average. We need to know the hi scores and the lows. If it was a reflection of the mountains we climbed then more chance of falling off and seriously injuring ourselves the higher the mountain we climb we need to know how high before we try and tackle it, to know the risks. How are we expected to know what foods suit us without. I was told 'no need, you will become obsessive '. I have a libre now and the info it gives is fantastic! It is helping me understand how my body feels with sugar more than ever! Highly recommend although each one costs £48!. Doing it for about 2 months to learn more then ad hoc.
     
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  7. Debandez

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

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    WOW!!! JUST WOW!!!
     
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  8. Debandez

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

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    Hoping to try to change that, Wednesday. Forever the optimist!!
     
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  9. Debandez

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

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    Running fingers under warm water before pricking would help.
     
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  10. Debandez

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

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    I wont be preparing a grab bag. They are going in ridiculous. Its not the 3rd world we live in it's the UK. That said, if I was going to......I would have my also sea salt choc n nut supply (4 boxes of 4). A few bottles of prosecco to accompany and I'm good to go. Would take Oppo but it doesnt travel well! Nor does double cream!
     
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  11. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning...in bed at 10:30pm last night that's unheard of for me but I was shattered...a good sleep with young Master Frankie who came with a bag full of feeding stuff...for supper he had beef mince with a little quinoa mixed with spinach a few dried biscuits & a spoonful of mussel powder sprinkled atop...the same for breakfast...need to get organised hedge cutting later this morning....this coffee is a godsend...woke to a 6.5 & this young man plastered all over my feet.

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  12. Debandez

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

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    Me too. I've noticed having my libre that if I dont eat after about 6pm I go below 3.9. If I do eat after 6pm I dont and my fbs much better
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    How absolutely wonderful! So happy for you!!!
     
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    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Fbg 7.1

    Looks like a nice day.
    Clouds are clearing and blue skies appearing.
    Garden calls me as soon as it is light enough outside.

    Have a good day.
    Take care.
    >^..^<
     
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    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning and a lazy start with a 6 after staying up far to late into the early hours trying to get a Hay Net to look like a hay net in my Farrier Painting, think I eventually won.

    Sun is out, world looks intact so off on my Mountain Bike.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning each. 5.7 for me today. Plenty of T1s have much harder times and other T2s have higher numbers so I am aware that looks ok. I am not comfortable there but I'm missing too much information around the operation, follow up scan and some precautionary meds (known side effects include adverse effect on bg control) to safely make changes. Appointment on Monday so hopefully things will be clearer. Not the end of the world by any means but rapidly approaching the end of the time of year LC works for me so warm and sunny till Monday please.
     
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    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Great news @HarrisonK.
     
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    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    3.1 had some lucozade and up to 5.0

    Have a good day everyone
     
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    Alien Aspie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.1 this morning and her Ladyship returns today so I am on airport duty. Very simple day today which may involve a garden rake and some leaves. Enjoy your day :)
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    5.6 for me have a good day everyone
     
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