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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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    Is it Kofi time?


     
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  2. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    @dunelm Since we are on the African theme and it is a sunny day here goes :)

     
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  3. alf_Josiah

    alf_Josiah Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @ianspurs No, no, no. It's koffy not cheese.....See all those low blood sugars are rotting your few remaining brain cells and as for that shop keeper @dunelm mad as box of frogs must be all that motorcycling he does.
     
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  4. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    6.5 for me.
    Disappointing but not surprising really. A couple of days away and I’m letting things slide, I kept to a lchf diet as far as I could but my bg testing has been haphazard, my exercise routine stalled and I realised last night I have forgotten to take metformin for 2 days!
    Beginning to think holidays are not worth the hassle.
     
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  5. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Not true @DJC3. Never underestimate the benefits of mood on lowering cortisol thus helping bg control. Secondly, you realise what the routine is and how valuable it is for your management. Thirdly, just by being mindful about all this tells me you will soon be back in the New York Groove :angelic:
    @alf_Josiah have you never heard of bulletproof coffee with cheese?:banghead:
     
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  6. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Thank you for your kind words and encouragement. You are of course right on all counts ( I hope)
    Talking of being back in the groove, has your fast helped you get there? Are you feeling more like you now?
     
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  7. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Good girl for being positive :) The fast has dampened down effects of virus tiredness but I will never know how much different things would have gone without fasting. I really buy into the concept of the fasting being for the long haul and draining the swamp - the Fungian balloon theory - so "getting there" will be measured much longer term. Anyhow, thanks for the kind thoughts :):)
     
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  8. Terrytiddy

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

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    Morning all 4.7 this morning. :happy:
     
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  9. philchap1

    philchap1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning, 4.0 today, keep well everyone.
     
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  10. Mal37

    Mal37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    A rather late 'Good Morning' to all. I've been chopping a tree down! Ha ha (just a small one)
    5.7 this morning YEAH!
    Have a lovely day and try to get in the sunshine if and when possible today :D
     
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  11. Jenniewren1958

    Jenniewren1958 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all 6.3 today, not happy still being in the 6’s

    @DJC3 Same as you Dj holidays family wedding & stress
    Routine all out. Not seen 4’s for a while & only few 5’s.
    Still eating lchf & maintaining weight
     
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  12. Chiggie

    Chiggie Type 1 · Member

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    How do you all get it so low? Is it all down to a pump? I'm regularly at 7-8 occasionally 6-7 never 5-6.
     
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  13. Mick1959

    Mick1959 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Happy Friday fellow finger prickers, may it be a great day for you.

    Today at 5.30am, Lady Vampira, having tasted my blood, returned a verdict of 6.2.

    Working hard to get permanent membership of the 5's club, but seems nothing I do is going to get me admittance.:stop:

    Maybe, I should follow Groucho Marx’s maxim: 'I don’t want to belong to any club that would accept me as one of its members.' :)

    (its a lie, I do want to be a member::angelic:)
     
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  14. Mick1959

    Mick1959 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Many thanks
     
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  15. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Linking virtual arms as we ride this storm.
    When is the wedding?
     
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  16. geefull

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

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    good morning all :)

    4.7 today

    not so sunny today but at least it's not wet :) off for a bit of a walk shortly and maybe some gardening later.
    Have a good day all.
     
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  17. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    @geefull Takes me 3 days of fasting but I can go lower than you - one day I will do it not "wind assisted" ;)
     
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  18. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    @karen8967 I can beat that by 0.1 came in at 4.5

    And it’s a bit low for me I need to eat so I can get above 5.0 as I need to drive the car

    Have a good day peeps
     
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  19. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    What are we like im away for a hen do this weekend so will run myself a little bit higher
     
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  20. Gina698

    Gina698 Prediabetes · Member

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    Hi. Very new to this. Sorry if in the wrong forum. Not sure what I'm doing yet.

    I was diagnosed T2 in mid April after being pre-diabetic last November. Mum died of cancer in March and I'm an emotional binge eater, so couldn't heed the warning. Was given 12 weeks until next test to improve diet and lifestyle. Life is still very difficult without Mum, but have severely cut carbs and I've only had 2 minimal binges. since April,

    Today's reading before breakfast at 9.30 (ate chicken salad for dinner at 5 last night) was 9.1. Bit worried and disappointed. Any tips on how to reduce it? I am disabled and unable to walk safely atm.

    Thanks
    Gina
     
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