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

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

  1. SlimLizzy

    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    14-01-2020
    6.0 on waking. Lemon tea
    40 mins later, really hungry, tested again
    5.3. Again where is dawn phenomenon?
    Very windy here also, we already have three trees down, expecting more if this continues. Still so far no more damage to the roof.
     
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  2. SlimLizzy

    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Found this on Amazon recently

    Thriller of the Day apparently Screenshot_20200113-191751_Facebook.jpeg
     
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  3. OldButBold

    OldButBold Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You could set up an account on Etsy, your artwork would go well there
    https://www.etsy.com/uk/
     
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    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What a Catastrophe :)

    Sorry @gennepher could not resist that one, but sorry that happened to you.

    I have no idea how I'm going to lighten my sky it needs to remain dark behind the wave for best effect, I can see I'm going to waste some paper and paint, but I'm not going to be defeated.
     
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  5. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Thank you. :)
     
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  6. trick60

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

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    Good morning/evening folks, a 5.9 on the dice, have a lovely day.
     
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  7. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Well I’ve given up being able to get back to sleep now. Been awake since 3:30, had lots of cups of tea so now up and down to the loo.
    Fbg 4.8 about 4am.
    I’m worried about Dennis, we had to rush him to the vet last night as he managed to get into daughter’s study ( door was shut but latch hadn’t clicked down properly we think) he pulled her bag off the desk and chewed up a her meds which were inside ( paracetamol, codeine and a hormone one) when we discovered it, the floor was littered with the boxes, chewed blister packs and half chewed pills. No idea how many he’d swallowed.
    Mad dash to vet who gave him an emetic jab and within a couple of mins he was vomiting violently. He was so good though and although he was sick about 20 times he got it in the bowl every time. Poor vet had to don gloves and feel about in it to see if he could find any pills ( he couldn’t) they’ve kept him in overnight on a drip and given a paracetamol antidote. We are all just stunned with how quickly it happened. Poor daughter is blaming herself but it really was just an accident, she always checks the door as it has a dodgy catch but can’t have engaged properly this time.
    I think it’s going to be a long morning until the vet phones, I’m just sitting here worrying.
     
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  8. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Good morning @trick60 . Have a good day. :)
     
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  9. True Blue

    True Blue Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all.

    6.6 mmo/lt at 0600.

    Had spag. bol. with real dried pasta, 50g. last night as a experiment, so quite pleased with my FBG. My BG 90 mins p.p. was 7.0 so not a disaster either. Let's see what tomorrow brings.

    Hope you all survived the storms unscathed. Have a great day.
     
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  10. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    @DJC3 Oh, no! How horrible! Poor little Dennis. What time does the vet open?
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    There is a night vet on duty, and he said he would call me in the night if there was a problem, they haven’t called so he must be ok. If I haven’t heard anything by around 8am I’ll give them a ring. Poor little soul, I keep trying to read my book but I can’t concentrate.
     
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  13. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Not bad at all - was that dried or cooked weight of pasta?
     
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    True Blue Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    hello @DJC3 . I weighed the dried pasta, 53g. This is a smallish adult portion. I cooked it for only 11 mins so it was "al dente". Apparently it has a lower G.I. value if eaten like this.
     
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  15. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    I'm glad there is a vet with him. Hopefully no news is good news!
    What book are you trying to read?
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    I had spaghetti the other night and was pleasantly surprised that the next morning my FBG was lower than I'd expected.
     
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  17. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    It seemed to work pretty well for you, which is really good news. I’ve read that reheating chilled starchy food like spuds and pasta helps to reduce the impact too. I wonder if cooking a double quantity next time and saving half in the fridge for next day would make a difference.
    ( note I’m just suggesting to you as I’m too much of a scaredy cat to try pasta myself again!)
     
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  18. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Agree, no news must be good news.
    It’s a Greg Hurwitz thriller type thing I picked up from the second hand book shelf in my doctors surgery yesterday. Large print so nice and easy to see! I really enjoyed his ‘Orphan X’ trilogy so thought I’d try another. I’m not getting into it very easily though.
    Have you got a book on the go currently?
     
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    6.5 have a good day everyone
     
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  20. Krystyna23040

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

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    So sorry that this has happened to Dennis. Thank goodness you discovered this last night and were able to take really quick action. Hopefully the vet will ring early with an update and Dennis will be well enough to come home today. The waiting for the vet to ring is really horrible for all of you - especially your daughter.
     
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