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

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

  1. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I applaud and salute you. Fantastic achievement
     
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  2. Geoffno6

    Geoffno6 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done you
     
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  3. Chronicle_Cat

    Chronicle_Cat Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning everyone 5.1
     
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  4. geefull

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

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    good afternoon all :)

    was 4.3 this morning.

    was up betimes and off out to collect mum and take her to the dentist for her appt. at 09.00 then off to the bank (which is now a 55 mile round trip :() so we had a nice lunch out and now we're home again and just getting the woodburner going :), it's never got much above freezing here today.

    Hope your day is going well :)
     
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  5. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Aw thankyou saskia its my shoe strap that was at a party back home for my sons wedding he got married in santorini xx
     
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  6. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Quote for today FB_IMG_1542808887878.jpg
     
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  7. ziggy_w

    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello all.

    @Cumberland -- Not good -- low blood sugars two days in a row. Hope you are doing better now.
    @rhubarb73 -- Congrats on the weight loss and the wonderful tweet. Really well done.
    @alf_Josiah -- Great to see you back. We've been missing you.
    @Emma_369 -- Hope you can dodge the cold. Keeping my fingers crossed.

    Blood sugars were a measly 5.6 this morning for me, quite a bit higher than usual. Only had espresso with cream this morning and have fasted until 3 p.m. Levels are down to around 5.0 now -- happy with this.
     
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  8. GARRY BUDDEEN

    GARRY BUDDEEN Type 2 · Member

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    3.8 this morning. Below 4.0 usually and not higher than 5.8 in the last month. Fell below 3.0 a couple of times and I felt a bit wobbly.
     
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  9. Jim Lahey

    Jim Lahey I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Amazing! Firstly on your achievement and secondly because it appears that ever so slowly the word is getting out.

    Keep up the good work everyone and let’s turn that ship around! :D
     
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  10. Jim Lahey

    Jim Lahey I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Are you taking any medication? That seems to me like your sailing a little too close to the edge!
     
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  11. alf_Josiah

    alf_Josiah Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Many thanks, it's only swift foot work that keeps people missing me. Shame Mrs J knows all my moves!
     
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  12. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    We could meet up between the 5.0 to 6.9
     
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  13. GARRY BUDDEEN

    GARRY BUDDEEN Type 2 · Member

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    Hello Jim. I take 2 Gliclazide twice a day plus one Sitagliptin daily. My blood sugars were quite high before I started the low carb diet (max about 125g carbs per day) about 3-4 weeks ago. If necessary, I could contemplate reducing my medication.
     
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  14. Debandez

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

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    Wouldn't that just be amazing. Look what people power has done to the fuel tax in Paris. U turn by Macron!
     
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  15. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    @Cumberland, sounds like a good plan! And we know it won't be on the Sugarland Express. :D

    @GARRY BUDDEEN wow, 125 would be really high carbs for me. I try to stay around less than half of that.
     
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  16. Jim Lahey

    Jim Lahey I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I hope you don’t mind me saying that you should speak immediately with your doctor about reducing your medications! I’m no expert but it seems to me like you’re in danger if going hypo. If you’re waking up in the 3 range, you could be going very low during the night.
     
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    walnut_face Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    7.9 I blame the test strips :)
     
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  18. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Goodnight everyone sleep well
     
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    Goodnight Karen and everyone.
     
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  20. GARRY BUDDEEN

    GARRY BUDDEEN Type 2 · Member

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    In effect I'm probably having a lot less than 125g in a day. That is simply the recommended maximum amount per day. Most of my carbs are at breakfast when I have 30g of porridge with whole milk plus a tablespoon of almond butter, 100g of frozen berries and flax, pumpkin and sunflower seeds. I totally avoid bread, pasta, rice, potatoes and flour etc. and only drink mineral water. I find Barenaked Noodles and Rice very helpful for filling out meat and vegetable meals.
     
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