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

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

  1. Debandez

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

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    You have been exceptionally busy work wise and I'm positive there is a connection @Goonergal. Hopefully your BS will get back to normal quickly.
     
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  2. ziggy_w

    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning, all.

    @SueJB -- Hugs for the hypo. Hope today will be a better day for you.
    @Goonergal -- Nice to see your blood sugars behaving more normally towards the end of the day. Keeping my fingers crossed for today.

    Fasting blood sugars today for me were 5.2.
     
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  3. Debandez

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

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    Your mum is bringing everything bar the kitchen sink it sounds, mine did the same. Oh how I miss moaning at her.'No wonder you have a bad back mum carrying all that around with you all the time!' And that was just her handbag! Then there was the suitcase!! Safe home x
     
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  4. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    5.1 at this morning! Yay! Maybe I should start waking up at 5:30 more often.
    I have no idea what the weather is like outside as it's still dark. But it's cold in here and cat is in my lap.

    Last night cheese was my bedtime snack so I may try that again if hungry.

    I hope you all are having a good day.
     
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  5. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Y'all have Smash Burger over there? Cool -- we have Smash Burger over here. It was the first place a friend took me out to in Atlanta when we were there.

    I can't believe it's only 13 days 'til Christmas. I have got to get my presents wrapped and in the mail, especially the one going to Hawaii, in the next couple of days. I will put up my tree and stuff this weekend.
     
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  6. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all.
    Reporting for duty, with a @rhubarb73. inspired 5.9

    Liking the posts today, i'm on a well earned day off, me thinks
    so plenty to digest while i sip that first brew of the day.

    Nice to see @PenguinMum , "BACK in the GAME" after her heroic trip across the Irish sea.
    (Where IS @JohnEGreen when he's needed....LoL)

    And @Debandez..Love the energy and vitality in you posts

    In fact Liking the positive vibe from everyone, even where the situations not the optimum we all seek.

    Yep i'm looking at you guys, and throwing hugs out to
    @Ziggy2017
    @Geoffno6.
    @SueJB
    @johnpol.
    as well.
    Hope today goes well for you all.

    All you guys just inspire me so much.
    You come back from unexpected scores, or the more expected cos your coming down with something or had a stressful day and just dust yourselves off, and get on with it.

    The epitome of "When the going gets tough, the tough get going"' i think. '<respect>

    i suppose we all change subtly after we are diagnosed, not just physically/chemically, but mentally.

    That slap across the old kisser at diagnosis, knocks some of that "LIFE'S NOT FAIR' ranting,
    i'm sure many of us have had, in the past, right out of us... and we now just push on, and shrug our shoulders a little more often, when the day deals us a dodgy card or two.

    More power to your grit, determination & positive attitude.

    For you all, it seems less a case of "My glass is half full"..
    amd more a case of the glass being tipped over and instead of going into metldown, it's more...
    "it's OK everybody......there's still a little Wine left at the bottom" :D

    May the numbers forever be in your favour
     
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    #37446 jjraak, Dec 12, 2018 at 12:37 PM
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  7. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Quote for today FB_IMG_1544025707371.jpg
     
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  8. Chronicle_Cat

    Chronicle_Cat Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning all,

    I've been fasting since yesterday to bring my numbers better into my target range (4.0 to 5.4), it was 5.4 yesterday morning which is at the top end of that range. I find fasting helps reset it to a lower level (and helps with the weight loss too.) I'm fortunate that I don't get "dawn phenomena" and this seems to work for me.

    This morning was 3.9, a smidge lower than I'd like as I try to stay 4.0 or higher. (I don't get big hypos, I'm a diet only Type 2). I was planning on ending my fast right after this morning's reading so I did and I had breakfast.
     
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  9. Ziggy2017

    Ziggy2017 Type 3 · Well-Known Member

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    Unfortunately I can’t have it very often as I live in Northern Ireland not Newcastle but it was my first time trying smash burger my dad I and loved it :hungry:
     
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  10. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Hi ziggy my bother lives in belfast he went to uni in colraine.then settled in belfast hes been there 33 years he sounds more irish than scouser now
     
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  11. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hahahaha....Perfect for the forum, especially as it just rolled down rather then 'Just' appeared as a pic.

    Great quote , too..:D
     
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  12. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Hi all. Late posting today - early start. FBG was 5.7 which at least is an improvement on yesterday and it’s the same as @Debandez so in good company. @ziggy_w thanks for the good wishes.

    @Chronicle_Cat thinking I need to join you with the fasting. Difficult with all the festivities going on, but the weekend should bring a better opportunity.
     
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  13. Roulis

    Roulis Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi all. I am now all sorted with the equipment (Freestyle Lite kit) that I needed to track and record my BG levels. First measurements today are: Before meal = 4.7 mmol/L. 2 hours after first bite = 6.00 mmol/L. The results from my blood test when I was diagnosed with T2 in October 2018, were HbA1c 50., which I assume converts to 8.1 mmol/L. If I have the conversion correct (with my new kit I can only get measurements in mmol/L) Assuming I have the conversion correct, bare minimum Carb dietary program is definitely working for me - physical activity as well. I will most definitely continue with this strategy and stay on course until my next visit to the quack on May 2019. Best wishes. Theo.
     
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  14. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Going to bed now so goodnight all sleep well
     
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  15. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Goodnight everyone. Sleep tight, no hypos everything xxd.
     
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  16. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Roulis.

    Great progress, my friend..very impressive.
    i was officially just a few weeks behind you in getting diagnosed.
    so you are inspiring me.

    ( i'm just getting steady reading in the 5's of late. )

    the conversion is on the Home page, if you don't already know,
    and from how i see it, your calculations are spot on.
    https://www.diabetes.co.uk/hba1c-units-converter.html

    long may it continue.
     
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  17. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Night cumbs
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Goodnight everyone sleep well feeling all sorry for myself full of cold only got tomorrow in work then off till monday
     
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  19. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Goodnight everyone. Sleep well. The Internet here just came back up a few hours ago and I just got back home and wanted to report my wonderful late-morning low of 4.7 after a breakfast of bacon and coffee and a 2-hour nap.
     
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    #37459 SaskiaKC, Dec 12, 2018 at 10:23 PM
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  20. philchap1

    philchap1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Goodnight, get well soon.
     
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