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

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

  1. Fndwheelie

    Fndwheelie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.7 this morning. Pretty happy with that as I went to the doctors yesterday and saw the diabetic nurse due to spending all night and half the day dropping into hypo territory. I wanted reassurance that now I’m not on insulin the hypos weren’t really something to worry about, or that there was something else going on. My thoughts were maybe I’ve been producing more insulin than needed due to insulin resistance and the diet had stopped the insulin resistance but my body hadn’t dropped the insulin production yet. She said “you’ve cut out too much sugar. Our bodies still need some sugar every day, just as a diabetic you were eating too much. You can’t cut out all sugar.” So feeling quite deflated I ended up having fish and chips from the chippy.

    No beading pics today as I’m just beading my way through 20 brown triangles at the minute, 2 done 18 to go.
     
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  2. Debandez

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

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    4.9 today - the libre is fantastic, really keeping me in check!

    Just 150 more posts to go.....

    Quick one as have to paint today.

    Good news. My daughter had her gestational diabetes glucose test yesterday. The chances were she would have it again as that is usually how it goes but NOPE all clear. 4.5 start and 5.1 after 2 hours.

    What does this tell me. She has made better choices in the 2 years since initial diagnosis. Lost a little weight. But lowered her carb intake ultimately.

    We are a very happy family today.

    Have a good day ya'all.

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    That should have been 4.6!!!
     
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  3. dogslife

    dogslife Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all. Blue skies and sunshine here. Oh and another 7.9 fbs for me. I'm beginning to think my meter is stuck! Enjoy your day everyone. :)
     
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  4. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    He is Dogslife apart from the snoring...sounds like a little tractor I am enjoying him.
     
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  5. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Very good news Debs
     
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  6. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.2 this morning. I ate well yesterday and it has paid off. The gibbous moon is waning and I hope my weight is too.
     
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  7. geefull

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

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    good afternoon all :)

    3.9 today

    we were out earlyish to take mum's little dog to the vet for her annual booster shots and to get her checked over because she's not been as lively as normal the last few weeks. Seems that the little dog has developed a heart murmur, we'll have to take her for x-ray next week so they can have a better idea what is happening. Worrying but apparently this condition is not uncommon in some breeds of small dog as they get older :sorry:

    We managed a nice amble around in Dornoch after the visit to the vet, the coffee was good and it was lovely in the sunshine ;)

    Hope your day treats you kindly :)
     
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  8. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I can't afford to alienate carbs altogether, as when I was trying LCHF last year my LDL went way up. For me it's trying to keep an even keel, MCMF I guess (Medium/moderate carb to medium/moderate fat, not a Roman date! :) )
     
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  9. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That looks delicious! Like my mother's homemade bread and also a little like angel food cake, which it sounds like it is -- delicious AND nutritious.
     
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  10. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I hope the little one will be OK. My 19-year-old kitty had a heart murmur for years.
     
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  11. Muddy Cyclist

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    What a Mountain Bike ride, my friend pushed me to my limits for 4 hours and the sun shone over hill and vale. The great thing was my BG had gone to 6.8 after breakfast and was down to 4.8 on my return. Also good news my before and after weight remained exactly the same, unless my scales have broken :)
     
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  12. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @Debandez "shanks sfor shush inf..infor….informashion, hick! Buts I've alsready sound it's sout fors my, my, myshelf, hick!”

    Hello all. This is Mrs MC I can't apologise enough for Muddy Cyclists intoxicated state but since he discovered the relationship between red wine and BG he's seldom without a glass in his hand.
     
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  13. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Great fbg @geefull and the "amble" sounds idyllic. I hope Suzie? turns out to have plenty of time left to give pleasure to yourself and mum. I have never met you but I understand where you are "coming from" - not that my opinion matters but take it as a thank you for sharing and showing amazing results can come from being normal. Basically, the embodiment of Be Do Have. Whatever you do today enjoy it and thanks as usual for your post.
     
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  14. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Thank you Ian
     
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  15. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I think it is time for a new new wave in music and that we should start writing a new type of love song. "Eggs" should be an easy rhyme, as should "red wine." Suggestions requested for words to rhyme with "bacon," "cauli," and "avocado." We could follow the musicians' tradition of setting new lyrics to old tunes, such as this one:



    Or we could start off with "Where Has All the Cauliflower Gone?"
     
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  16. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    In moderate 4/4 time--
    "Where has all the cauliflower gone, long time passin'?
    Where has all the cauliflower gone, long time ago?
    Where has all the cauliflower gone?
    Gone to T2s and T1s.
    When will the medics learn?
    When will they ever learn?"
     
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  17. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Late on parade..
    lazy day..spent yesterday moving our steph out to her new home.:arghh:
    moving in with friends so daddy Uber, dragooned into service..
    two argos stops and tv/brackets/bedside table/ ..and an Airer..:wideyed: purchased, set up, screwed together, whatever ..it's all done.
    so a well deserved day off, for Moi..:D

    seal team 6.0 rapid HALO descent into the kitchen while i was making tea , just to sit-rep me all OK
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    ok, maybe,.. but wasn't too impressed..i prefer the sounds of mcgarrett's waves to sounds of choppers and 'Hoo-rah'

    day for me, was readjusting the house to stephs departure.
    spaces to be reacquired, shelves now bare to redistribute between me n lauren of arabia.
    and the weights bench now takes pride of place in stephs old room..(for now..:hilarious:)

    night all x
     
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  18. Debandez

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

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    That is far too much for one person to bear! You have done so well to get through it intact. You have had some very low moments with everything though I can see. Hopefully things will calm down for you a little now.

    Share your thoughts on here, its good to talk.
     
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  19. Debandez

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

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    And the wonderful sense of humour, which continued throughout challenging times
     
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  20. dogslife

    dogslife Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Debandez. Had another distressing visit with mum today. Alzheimer's is a truly awful condition for all involved.:(
     
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