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

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

  1. Inchindown

    Inchindown Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    On my good days my blood sugar is between 5 and 6 after meals. This usually results in a FBG level the following morning of between 7 and 7.5.

    I see members of this forum posting FBG levels as low as 5.

    Is there anything I can do to reduce my FBG levels.

    I'm type 2 and on metformin 500 mg x 3 per day
     
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  2. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    Probably need to share more information on diet and exercise for members to give really good help. Some meals can look lowish at 2 hrs then at 4 hrs reveal a nasty sting in the tail. If you share more info members more clued up than me will be only to pleased to help
     
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  3. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Goodnight peeps
     
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  4. Ziggy2017

    Ziggy2017 Type 3 · Well-Known Member

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    Goodnight everyone 6.6 tonight I don’t usally ask but would you mind putting a prayer in for my nanny she’s been admitted to hospital with a very bad chest infection and she has dementia I’m very worried about her my dad said the other day she was in the garden starring at the sky and my dad said don’t go into the light and my nanny said I know I can see my mummy
     
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  5. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Goodnight all sleep well prayer said for your nanny ziggy2017 xx
     
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  6. Ziggy2017

    Ziggy2017 Type 3 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you Karen
     
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  7. Ziggy2017

    Ziggy2017 Type 3 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning everyone 5.3 today no clue why but I’ve woken up with a headache
     
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  8. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    5.2 today. Very happy with that.
    @Ziggy2017 your post about your nanny was very touching, it’s obvious you are very close: sending a hug your way. I hope she is ok.
    @Cumberland still dreich here!
     
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  9. rhubarb73

    rhubarb73 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning everyone. Sadly @DJC3 i haven’t brought good weather to Cornwall yet and the skies are grey this morning.
    I have brought my family though and they provide enough light and warmth for me.
    I sometimes ask my 8 year old to guess my test score (he understands T2 better than many adults!)
    He guessed just now that I would start the day on 5.3.
    “Don’t be silly”, I said “I never that low first thing in the morning”.
    My actual score was 5.2. A very good start to my day in all respects.
     
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  10. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Great score ( snap!) Cornwall seems to suit my bg as well.
    I don’t know if your family like walking but my daughter put me on to an excellent app: iWalk Cornwall. Its free but you pay to download each walk - there is a lot of info about them though and the walks are great, very well researched. Different levels of difficulty and distances, dog friendly, family friendly. Etc it’s made by 2 Cornish brothers who just like walking.
    Hope the weather improves for you later anyway - are you camping?
     
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  11. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Good morning All. 5.4 at 0700. So pleased.
    Had a really full on day yesterday so hoping today will be more laid back.
    @rhubarb73 I saw the best numbers ever when I was in Cornwall in July, dont know if it was the fish I ate all the time or just being happy in Cornwall or both. I do think its magical.
    [email protected] have just said a little prayer for your nan. She is in the best place and they will do their best for her.
    @shelley262 how is life with the puppy bet youre getting lots of walking.
    Try and enjoy grey Sunday everyone. X
     
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    Morning...rain rain rain forecast ...had the girls here for almost a week...taking them back to London today...it will be a quick turn around in an attempt to miss the storms...drop them off...head back home...feet up...my week of intensive child care is done...woke to a 5.8
     
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  14. dogslife

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    Morning all. A pleasing 6.2 at 7.25 am. My USA visitors left early this morning for a 2 day trip to London after almost 3 weeks with us so I have some time to rest my painful back and to do some catching up on housework etc before they get back tomorrow night. Enjoy a peaceful Sunday one and all.:)
     
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  15. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    5.3 for me enjoy the rest of the weekend
     
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  16. rhubarb73

    rhubarb73 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @DJC3 - not camping. In a rented house. Very nice. In St Ives.
     
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    OrsonKartt Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.3 this morning. Which of course is a great number to start the day with. The wine with the meal I'm sure helped this number. Still warm here. Enjoy your Sunday ..
     
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    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    5.2 today :)
     
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    5.2 this morning - late taking after run around garden with puppy who needs entertainment when in garden or starting to dig a hole in our lawn becomes attractive!
    @PenguinMum we love having Cooper with us he’s here another day and is such good fun to look after. Lots and lots of walking his energy is boundless. He loves other dogs, people and children and must have licked 20 small children in Bewdley yesterday (they were warned he’s a licker) he has a queue to stroke him in busy places!
     
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  20. Ziggy2017

    Ziggy2017 Type 3 · Well-Known Member

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    @DJC3 thank you we are very close she has been coming up to my house for years she looked after me in the mornings when my mum had to walk my brothers to school. Sometimes you just have to laugh I remember earlier this year she broke the legs off the ironing board trying to put it up bless her
     
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