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What was your fasting blood glucose? (with some chat)

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by NewdestinyX, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. 4ratbags

    4ratbags Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.1 FBG. Had a very large late dinner so not surprising really. :oops:
     
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  2. amanda19640

    amanda19640 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    This was my first day of testing, started metformin yesterday started at 9.7, had breakfast then 2hrs later 7.4. After lunch was 8.1, then b4 twas 7.4, then 2 hrs later 8.1 again how am I doing?
     
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  3. 4ratbags

    4ratbags Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Its great you are testing before and 2 hours after meals. Make sure to keep a food diary as well so you can gauge the effect different foods have on your BS. :)
     
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  4. amanda19640

    amanda19640 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Ye have done, wonder why first one of the day was highest is it because I didn't eat b4 bed?
     
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  5. 4ratbags

    4ratbags Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Make sure to test as soon as you wake up, before you do anything else. Sometimes your body will dump glucose into your system, its called the dawn phenomenem . It took me over a year to get my FBG under 8 so dont let it worry you, it does take time for your body to adjust.
     
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  6. amanda19640

    amanda19640 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Ah thanks for that, am getting a bit quicker now!
     
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  7. AllyH

    AllyH Type 2 · Active Member

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    5.2
     
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  8. PatsyB

    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    8.3 today was kinda high yesterday so will have to watch what i eat today grr :grumpy:
     
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  9. PatsyB

    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Oh i test after getting washed and dressed ...maybe need to test as soon as wake up
     
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  10. MidnightStar

    MidnightStar Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    7.5 today
     
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    scottish-jim Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning all :)

    5.0 this morning :)
     
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  12. amanda19640

    amanda19640 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Top of the morning to u, 8.2 improvement on yesterday as did it quicker without doing much else, had scrambled egg on half lidl protein roll so see what I get in 2 hrs
     
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    5.4 which is better than the last few days and I had a large snack of nuts at 9.30pm!
     
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  14. amanda19640

    amanda19640 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine was 8.1 after my tea Las night, had handfull of almonds for supper and went down to 6.4 my lowest so far!
     
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    3.7 Thanks to a couple of gin and tonics..
     
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  16. amanda19640

    amanda19640 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes
    Yeah iv heard alcohol lowers it! I'm on a hen night tonight so will be interested to see tomorrows!
     
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  17. JoyceGlasgow

    JoyceGlasgow Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.4 that's ok. All have a good weekend
     
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  18. buckley8219

    buckley8219 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Red wine and spirits with zero carb mixers will always lower my blood sugar.

    Lager, beers, white wines etc will make it go sky high.
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Hi guys, 6.3 this sunny morning :)
     
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    oldman1954 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all 6.4 and a banging headache after a 6.8 at bed time
     
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