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

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

  1. Krystyna23040

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

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    That hypo sounded really scary. 1.9 is really low. You probably should have called your wife for help. Am so pleased that you are OK now.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    If you have grandchildren and Alexa try these: Alexa how many days to Christmas? then say yes when it asks you if you want to speak to Santa. You then get Santa reading the news, giving a weather forecast and singing the mince pie song! Brilliant
     
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  3. alf_Josiah

    alf_Josiah Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Absolutely brilliant your best yet
     
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  4. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Home alone again, Mrs MC at moms as MIL now has a urine infection and in a few short hours deteriorated. Carers had let Mrs MC know so once granddaughter had gone home we rushed to MILs. A doctor came out very late and gave us a choice, straight to hospital or someone stays with her for 3 days, makes her drink, give her antibiotics and takes care of her but if no change into hospital after the 3 days. So as MIL would be so confused and distraught in hospital because of her Alzheimer's, Mrs MC is staying. We have Cancelled the two weekend gigs as they are both over a 2 hour journey away, disappointing for us and potential audience but that can't be helped.

    So ate after midnight but before that my BG was 5.3 I expected it to be much lower.

    Out of interest, tonight's doctor said that MIL probably had urine retention because on Thursday her doctor had stopped the Water tablet meds and her body had become reliant on them, taking them away stopped her peeing.
     
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  5. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Read through many posts tonight. Hugs to all having difficulties with BG levels and other trials and tribulations.

    @johnpol wow! That was a tough hypo, hope you don't experience such terrors again.
     
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  6. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Oh how horrible.
    Sending hugs and prayers and best wishes for all of you.
     
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  7. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I am glad you made it home OK. I think I may have a day like that tomorrow. In bed with car, I mean .... thankfully I have no wheelie bin to deal with. ^. .^
     
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  8. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    P.S. That should read "cat" not "car"!
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @johnpol
    I hope you are having a peaceful, restful night tonight. Next time, call for help!

    But hopefully there won't be another next time like that. :)
    Hugs.
     
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    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hugs for all of you @Muddy Cyclist
    Sending healing hugs and prayers for MIL.
    Take care x
     
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    #13610 gennepher, Dec 7, 2019 at 4:28 AM
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  11. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you @SaskiaKC
    A day in bed with cat is always a good thing.
    My wheelie bin is still in the naughty corner...
     
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    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I did 'see' you in bed with a car at first
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  13. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Fbg 7.2

    I have been out taking photos of the night sky again...

    So I am back under the electric blanket getting warm again...

    Have the best weekend you can. Hugs for those who need them. :)
     
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    #13613 gennepher, Dec 7, 2019 at 4:51 AM
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  14. trick60

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

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    Good morning/evening folks, a 5.5 on the dice, up and at 'em today as I have been told that Christmas must be installed without delay, so today is taken care of, tomorrow will be spent under the bonnet of my works van because the wipers have started sending random semaphore signals to all and sundry and I can't turn them off which is jolly annoying, I think they may have developed some sort of artificial unintelligence.

    @jjraak , deffo your best post yet Oohmif-inga tribe made me laugh out loud....brill.
     
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  15. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You have my deepest sympathies, @Muddy Cyclist and family

    My mum was similar and kept getting water infections.
    at first we were beside ourselves thinking this was the end, as she would really go off the rails and be almost unmanageable, tearful, fretful and so frustrated she'd be quite aggressive.

    It seemed like a miracle when the treatment worked and within days she was back to my normal mum again, sadly still with Alz, but at least not so upset with the world, or herself.

    if i recall the treatment worked pretty quickly, but it's definitely something to keep an eye on.

    we became quite good at it, and at the first sign straight onto docs, (simply because it was so traumatic and distressing for all concerned)..Luckily first time it happened after that, i was still there when doc arrived (dad had called me early hours mum going off her head at him, poor sod..so i'd rush over to take some of the pressure of his tired old shoulders)
    and dad was being fobbed off by docs "it's just part of the illness, and she's having a funny turn
    we'll just wait and see if she deteriorates.

    had a frank discussion with doctor, dad at this time was weeks away from his heart attack, and i knew he wasn't fit enough for this...but sometimes dad was too polite just because they were in authority.

    i told doc straight out the issues, but he declined to treat, like we were over dramatising it., told us to call if situation worsened.

    Mum got steadily worse as expected, another home visit arranged next day same.. doc, but this time he could see the manifestation we spoke of.
    Never had to ask twice after that.

    best wishes for MiL..may the meds work as quick for her.

    Hugs to you and wife, not nice, but what good people you both are.
     
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    #13615 jjraak, Dec 7, 2019 at 7:05 AM
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Most kind, i always knew the madness would come in useful somehow. :bag:;)
    And you too, @alf_Josiah ..thank you for the nice comment. ..too kind.:)
     
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  17. Krystyna23040

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

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    4.8 this morning. 4.1 last night before bed. A more relaxing Saturday than usual as the hall I teach in is holding a Christmas fair so am only teaching two 1:1s at home.
     
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    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning...friends popped round last night had great fun... woke up this morning to three empty prosecco bottles on the dining table & a slight headache (Hic!) ooh dear...had a coffee will need another soon...staying put this morning...woke to a not surprising 6.8 (Hic!)
     
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  19. OldButBold

    OldButBold Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.2 without due cause, went to bed a 5.1 so I'm not sure what my liver has been up too. Today I am very busy doing nothing, enjoy the weekend :)

     
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  20. Muddy Cyclist

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    Good morning and a 5.8 which is not a surprise.

    Thanks for all your support re MIL and Mrs MC,

    @jjraak I gave your post a friendly rating for the support but here is a much needed hug also.

    No idea what the day may have in store although we have. Logistic problem with Mrs MC not being at her moms with transport so have to figure away of getting car to MILs and then getting back home, bike maybe but it is over 30 mile and I hate road cycling.

    Deal well with whatever your day may have you face, take care one and all.
     
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