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

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

  1. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Good morning everyone. 5.4 this morning. After an interesting 14km yesterday (recorded on gps) trying to keep to the elusive roman road to Edinburgh in thick fog (following a compas bearing) we ended up , strangely, in a pub just in time to watch the annual Army v Navy game at Twickenham (I think Rangers were playing and shown on another screen according to all the colourful language).
    I have put my 5.4 down to an interesting combination of Tai red curry made by my daughter in law, zero carb noodles, a huge chocolate donut, a roll, 2 squares of dairy milk chocolate and a generous serving of Merlot.
     
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  2. heavyd

    heavyd Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    BG was 6.8 this morning. Back to the 6s again hoping to move down to the 5s soonest
     
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  3. alf_Josiah

    alf_Josiah Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning Ladies and Gentlemen and to those who shall be adding to the depletion of the ozone layer by having a BBQ.
    A 7.5 from me this morning.
    After 2 BBQ's in two days, I'm orf to a wedding today.
    Which means Mrs J is going to insist I wash behind my ears grrrrr
    Has a good one folks.
     
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  4. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    @DJC3 A bit of both today but bike first. Need to move about a bit. FBG was 5.0 today so a bit MEH and yesterday evening I ate 3 courses and felt so full it hurt having cleared one fridge of cooked meat instead of going without lunch. @SueJB Good link to the autophagy summary there was possibly a thread on this earlier this year @Goonergal was definitely involved. Good luck with the exercise bike - not a pukka wattbike I hope just yet! I would suggest moderate cardio most days and 2-3 days of HIIT with at least 1 day rest in between.
    Edit: Actually tried mastering Nordic walking a bit more - poles purchased in panic at maybe having CMT so I need to use them now tests seem to have indicated a back issue not CMT.
     
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    #25344 ianpspurs, May 6, 2018 at 8:26 AM
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  5. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.8 this AM. Not too shabby!
     
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  6. Mick1959

    Mick1959 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning on this wonderful sunny Sunday

    My membership of the 5's club is definitely temporary, as Lady Vampira after tasing my ritual blood sacrifice did tell of 6.6 at 6.45am this very day.

    I have no idea what is going on, maybe dropping to 2 metformin a day, as no change in diet, but I have had a slight snuffly cold since Wednesday, but nothing else
     
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  7. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    @dunelm Thanks for the heads up on weights and back issues very good to hear from someone who has experience. Also, with that intake yesterday 5.4 is a very good showing.
     
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  8. Stephenm 2

    Stephenm 2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning all 5.4 this morning

    Think about going to join a gym today I need to tone up I’m getting a bit flabby round the middle and if it help my BGs happy days
     
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  9. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    6.7 at 10:30 had Lot of Danish Bread potatoes and candy Yesterday , but had a wonderful day almost summer out in a ferry and enjoying one of our fine islands here in DK
     
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    #25349 Freema, May 6, 2018 at 9:35 AM
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  10. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    4.7 this morning.
     
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  11. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Ah, Nordic walking. Mrs Miggins and I bought Nordic poles about 10 years ago and went on a one day course, Bournemouth I think it was. Excellent exercise once you get the hang of it. We sometimes attract stares when charging up the beach like a couple of Terry Gilliam type cartoon characters. :)
     
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  12. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Oh poo, for roll, it should have said a rolo- small round chocy thing full of gunge.
    Having wandered over the hills in a fasting state with only tulsi tea and water until a red wine at 3pm when watching the rugby in the pub, I needed a boost by dinner time at 7.30pm.
     
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  13. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Snap! Nordic walking is quite the thing here - in just about the flattest part of the UK. Plenty of classes so I will join one as the cognoscenti hereabouts would deafen locals with their guffaws should one not meet standards. Apparently, some other ranks have attempted to join the charmed circle in the recent past o_O
     
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  14. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Karen
    I am also 7.8 first thing although I did lie in till 09.45
     
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  15. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Forgot to wish you all a good day
     
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  16. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Ive been up since about 7 felt a bit rough drank more than intended yesterday as ye do but feel ok now ive had my brekky so just deciding what to do today as im in work tomorrow
     
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  17. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    I tried to find a Nordic walking group near me a few months ago but couldn’t find one. The nearest was in Richmond ( London not Yorks) which would be a hassle to get to so I know I’d gradually stop going.
    Also I sent off for some poles about a year ago from Amazon. After 3 months they contacted me saying there was a supplier issue and would return my money. Perhaps I’m just not meant to do it.
    Good luck though @ianpspurs it is meant to be very good for you, I’ll be interested in how you get on.
     
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  18. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Make the most of it Karen before yougo back to work. Hope you have air con?
    It’s easy to have one glass too many when the weather is so glorious I think, having done the same on many occasions.
     
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  19. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Chill out as much as you can Karen
    Shorts and t shirt today
     
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  20. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    We’re all guilty of overindulgence lol
     
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