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

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

  1. dunelm

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

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    I love Christmas but do prefer to give it at least another week before we are tinselled and glittered. Then it’s all hands to the pumps and can we have some grandchildren to help out.
    Just looked at the froach pods as I though it was a reference to Leann Fraoch - heather beer - a wonderful brew that I can unfortunately no longer imbibe. I wondered if I should mention them to Mrs Miggins - they could be a real winner when cooking with the grandchildren.
     
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  2. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    That sounds promising and very moving. Your niece must have been surprised and elated in equal measure. Thanks you for sharing such a moving moment and hope for more.
     
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  3. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hope that your review goes well ...I have mine tomorrow although I had my results over the phone 10 days ago .
     
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  4. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.4 this morning still in the wave of a carby weekend so not too bad :)
     
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  5. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    robutisson sugar free i use it all the the time x
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    thank you Ian.
    She was.
    and i too hope there's more to share in the coming weeks.
    please god.

    best wishes to you.
     
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  7. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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  8. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wonderful news.
    Continuing to send prayers out on every tide, accompanied by hugs.
     
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  9. Krystyna23040

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

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    It's almost beyond belief that anyone could have thought that this was OK to do. Words fail me.
     
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  10. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @jjraak glad to hear about the glimmer of hope. Maybe all the prayers are doing what is intended. Oh and of course Elvis. PG there will be good news very soon.
     
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  11. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Despicable.


    and @SaskiaKC , @PenguinMum
    i thank you for your thoughts and prayers..definitely helped...xxx

    Thank you all who hugged, liked or sent warmest wishes.
    really means a lot...love you all x

    Now may all your days be the best you could wish for.
    :)
     
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  12. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    I honestly wish I hadn’t opened that link.
     
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  13. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    @jjraak I’ve only just started catching up with today’s posts. What wonderful news! Yes, it’s early days but it’s given hope to you all and that’s so important. The story of your niece holding her brother’s hand made my eyes well up. I’m so happy for you all at this bit of good news.
     
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  14. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    @PenguinMum I do exactly the same every year! Buy a couple of gifts in June then start to feel all smug that I’m being organised and realise mid Dec that I still have 90% still to buy.
    My son in law gets whisky and socks from us every birthday and Christmas, seems so dull but he says that’s all he wants. At least I know they’ll be used. I’m quietly excited for you re Grinch jumper origin.
     
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  15. Muddy Cyclist

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    I decided a slippery bike ride to my Health Centre was easier than defrosting my campervan so cycled there and went a very nice 2 hour ride afterwards to get rid of the frustration.

    Thanks @jjraak and @mojo37 @ianpspurs and others for asking about the review. It was a strange affair, results two weeks ago HbA1c was 42, I was called to the health centre for a review, I thought about my HbA1c but apparently not, it was because my cholesterol which had risen from 6.2 to 6.3 and the they wanted me to take Statins, here we go again. So a rise of 0.1 with my good cholesterol rising 1.7 it's just unbelievable but I suspect the pharmasist was just doing his job. So after doing the useless qrisk I am told I have 24% chance of having some heart problem in the next 10 years, I said does it take into account 4 to 8 hours aerobic Mountain Biking a week and my diet and loss of weight, of course not so I will take my chances thank you very much. The pharmasist did comment on how well I had done to get prediobetic in a short time. I mentioned I had been following the enlightened Doc David Urwin and his healthcentre of course he had never heard of him, I explained the LCHF approach and he said oh yes a study had been done in Newcastle that suggests T2 can be be put into remission but he was sceptical, am I not proof I said but his eyes glazed over and I could see he was not interested.

    Just out of interest the resident pharmasist is not the Lloyds Chemist attached to the centre but a Pharmasist working along side of the medical team.

    @jjraak good to hear about the positive change in your nephews health. What a relief for you all.

    Off for meal with friends at local pub, catch up later.

    Edit .. typed quickly so apologise for mistakes worst being Wrong name should be Doc David Unwin
     
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  16. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    To: Bobs&Daisy @PenguinMum , Dennis @DJC3 , Marley @jjraak , Plumpy @HarryBeau , Popeye @gennepher , Sid @ Trixie @johnpol , and ohmyfur&whiskers I hope I haven't left anyone out!
    From: The KittenCat
    Re: Noisemakers

    We had the Noisemaker going full blast here today. Fortunately my person woke me with the Early Warning System and then evacuated me to the Safe Zone while the noisemaker roared around. I came out to see it off once it had left my adjunct napping area, and watched while my person disemboweled it, gutted it, and then put it away in its cave. I hope she will make it stay in there until AFTER Christmas, when I will do my best to make sure it has plenty of "needles" to suck up.
    Sending purrs for peace and quiet ... ^. .^
     
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  17. trick60

    trick60 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Hi all, just had a phone call from my medical practice wanting me to attend for my annual diabetic check, this was due in September but I've been dodging it mainly due to work, and me being too much of a tightwad to have time off, anyway it's now been arranged for after I have broken up for Christmas, so all good there, but then whoever the jobsworth was on the phone said that if I didn't make this appointment they would withhold my prescription. I'm not the sort to throw my toys out of the pram but really.... and anyway if she was looking at my notes she would have realized I have been off any medication for about ten months.
     
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  18. trick60

    trick60 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    @jjraak , good to hear that news about your nephew.
     
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  19. PenguinMum

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    Oh Trick its hopeless sometimes how poorly informed they are. I really dont know if its the computer alerts (@Muddy Cyclist had similar issue re cholesterel and statins) but it is a bit worrying. I am due a test etc in December but I am pondering whether best before or after Chrimbo o_O Fortunately my GP just lets me manage my Diabetes myself which does make life a bit simpler. Good luck with A1c.
     
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  20. trick60

    trick60 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Hmm I think @OldButBold has started an itch I might have to scratch as well.....hot crispy buttery crumpets, so buttery the butter puddles on the plate, I really miss them, could it possibly be a cure for T2, I'm a willing volunteer for any trials.
     
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