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

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

  1. shelley262

    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you @PenguinMum they usually stick around a few nights when start but get lighter if treated and so were there but improving
    I’d Ban the peanuts from the house I don’t give them houseroom just unsalted walnuts, almonds, Brazil’s and macadamia nuts which are ok for me
     
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  2. Ziggy2017

    Ziggy2017 Type 3 · Well-Known Member

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    @Cumberland I agree hypos are pure evil and thanks I slept good
     
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  3. geefull

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

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    good morning all :)

    4.6 today

    wet and windy today here and threw it down with rain all night, looked out at 06.00am saw the weather and went back to bed ;).
    Found an under bed box with woollies in it yesterday in the spare bedroom so I'll sort that out today and go for a walk later if/when the weather improves.

    @Debandez I like a carvery meal too and we usually have one when I go to visit my sister :) you started out the day at 5.5 and were 7.3 after the meal that's only a rise of 1.8 so within 2 points, plus the theraputic value of the no cooking = bonus
     
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  4. heavyd

    heavyd Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    7.8 today
     
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  5. Ziggy2017

    Ziggy2017 Type 3 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all slept well last night but woke around 5am to blurry vision and shakiness BG was 4.5 so I went back to sleep then woke up about 8.30 feeling a bit weak but BG is 4.5
     
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  6. neithskye

    neithskye Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.7. It was 16 five weeks ago when I was first diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, so I'll take 6.7! :)
     
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  7. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Thanks @PenguinMum Grandson is the standout grandchild always will be. I Sympathise with cramp sufferers. Cramp comes to me largely when after I exercise I forget my ice bath type routine. Our shower has a good remote control unit with excellent changes of temperature. Switch from hottest to coldest very quickly and target calfs and quads. Ice baths are a thing big for athletes and recovery.
     
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  8. rhubarb73

    rhubarb73 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The little vials of magic are on their way. Is it too much to hope for a sub-40 score after just 3 months. A nervous wait.
    In addition to the usual tests they took a sample to test for Coeliac disorder.
    “But I don’t eat wheat - will it even show up?”
    I wish they’d tell you these things before you turn up.
     
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  9. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    You should be fine @rhubarb73. I have followed your progress and all looks good. Re too much to much hope - definitely not as plenty on here have done it. Too much to expect is a whole other ball game so focus on progress whatever number comes back.
     
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  10. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I used to get leg cramps at night as a young child and used to scream “Mum my legs are locked”. She used to tell me to breathe in down to my toes and that big intake of oxygen still works for me.
    That little Leo is handsome and a bet he is a great little character. You seem to have a very special relationship.
    Time for me to get on with washing and ironing....
     
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  11. Debandez

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

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    Thanks @shelley262 I thought cauliflower cheese which happens to be my favourite carvery item apart from the meat wouldn't be the culprit. I'm leaving off the sausage n gravy next time crossing everything their cauliflower cheese will be kind to me :)
     
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  12. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It was 7 months before my FBG played nicely though my before/after levels were under 2 and my HBA1c were non diabetic. It is still a challenge but 6 or under 9 months on is what I accept now. SOOOO keep going it will get better.
     
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  13. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    The need for no or very rare ironing is something I really value from not working any more. At one stage all 3 boys were at school and I was at work so every Sunday I ironed 15 white shirts and up to 8 of my own depending on evening events. I only like 100% cotton shirts so some took plenty of ironing. As of this minute I don't know where the iron or ironing board are.
     
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    alf_Josiah Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Same here, but according to Mrs J I'm a chauvinistic b*****d hehehehe.
     
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    neithskye Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for that! Although it's getting rarer and less high I sometimes still spike (last one was 8.9) and I don't know why. I wasn't sure how long this was all supposed to take.
     
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    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    6.2 this morning after a very poor nights sleep.

    @ianpspurs that’s a really lovely photo
    @Goacher55 I’m glad you’re home and can give the white toast a miss now. Hope you continue to get better.
     
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  17. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    @DJC3 Hug for poor night's sleep. Feet held to the fire, Leo is always going to be closest to my heart - is that unusual? Apparently, the whole family knew that was the same for my grandfather P and me.
     
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  18. rhubarb73

    rhubarb73 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You’re right. But I’m still nervous- can’t help it. Want some good news before my holiday. Thank you.
     
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    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.2. Pleased with that. Was at a children’s birthday party and went mental with carbs. Right up until 1 am this morning. Enjoyed every bloody minute of it
     
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  20. Goacher55

    Goacher55 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    A little late testing this morning but 6.7 is ok
     
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