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

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

  1. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    SaskiaKC looks out
    On the Feast of Stephen.
    Temperature is 3 degrees,
    FBG, 6 even.
    Brightly shines the sun this morn
    'Though there are clouds also,
    Pretty much like life itself --
    That's just how it goes.
     
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  2. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning @Ziggy2017 .
    Long term asthma suffer here.

    try to make you some ginger tea..proper not packet.
    *Buy some root ginger.
    *Cut off about an inch, cut that into 8/10 slices .( i don't, but you can peel before cutting or grate it )
    *pop into a pot of boiling water and simmer for 10-15 mins
    *drain and serve, add slice of lemon if you like. (sweetener as required.)

    Had mild cold over many years..Ran from sept -feb every year
    then one year had severe attack, which led me to look on line for something that MIGHT help me.

    Started taking a few years back and that congestion, reduced considerably..
    now its a regular drink and my asthma is much more manageable.

    NB: i still use the sprays as normal, the tea, like the brown inhaler, simply helps reduce congestion over the day, and possibly reduces breathing issues for the next few days.

    a long-ish link here, describes benefits of ginger tea..see 8:26...GINGER

    wife likes it plain i like it with a slice of fresh lemon
    (i used to really enjoy it with honey as well, but not since T2D.)

    I'm sure you know but a top tip, when breathing is aggravated to reduce coughing,
    is to use the STOMACH muscles to power the lungs/breath..not the ribcage..
    (if that makes sense..when ever if have had a serious cold, that has helped to reduce the coughing for me}

    Hope that helps in someway.

    Good luck & hope you fell better soon.

    MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR
     
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  3. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, @DJC3 . I will try that next time.

    I will try the ginger tea, too, @jjraak .
     
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  4. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Brilliant...so a star for that...:)

    Which i've now taken away because THAT tune is now STUCK on repeat and running in a loop around my head.:wacky:




    ..:D:hilarious::hilarious:

    Have a Good day, @SaskiaKC.
     
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  5. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Expert

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    Just watched The Christmas Chronicles on Netflix starring Kurt Russell enjoyed it very much.

     
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  6. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine too, @jjraak . Mine too. :headphone: :singing: :D

    Have a wonderful day.
     
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  7. Geoffno6

    Geoffno6 · Well-Known Member

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    Well my good behaviour having just meat and veg, 1 red wine, no dessert and only meat after 6pm on Christmas Day was rewarded with a steady 9 to 10 from 8am until 11.45 this morning so I ran 10km. That battered it down to 7.6 :) so at least my physical effort was rewarded :)
     
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  8. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Next case, bailiff.

    Case 3046, M'Lud..drunk & merry over Xmas.

    " How does the defendant plead.."
    "Not guilty your Honur.."

    "So be it,..Your witness, Mr Ness"

    "So you claim not GUILTY, yet you were plainly observed by 'officer Dibble' to be on the streets in a merry condition, shouting out 'Merry Xmas'; to complete strangers...having been observed exiting a property where loud music and much singing could be heard"

    "Further more, The officer upon detaining you, smelt Alcohol on your breath, and a distinct odours of CAKE, and observed some cake crumbs on your top.."

    " i think the vernacular as you Brits say.. is BANG to RIGHTS....
    I put it to you that on the night of the 25 of Dec, you did, of your own volition, partake of Alcohol, to whit several cans of Guiness, one or two Vodka and tonics AND more then one slice of sara Lee, summer fruit Gateau......

    i think the evidence speaks for itself ladies & Gentleman of the Jury

    No more questions your Honour...Your witness, Madame,..."

    " thank you, my learned friend...
    ladies & Gentlemen of the Jury, the defence has no dispute that my client was, as alleged..at the aforementioned party
    So i will make this simple for everyone...Mr JJ, did you commit the acts you stand here accused of..?"

    "No."

    " So my M'Lud, this is clearly a mistake on the officers part,
    These action as my clients states Did NOT happen...and with your indulgence i will prove it."

    "Go ahead Madame Councel,, but keep to the facts, i will have none of your theatrics in MY court,
    is that clear ?"

    "Yes, M'Lud, crystal clear "

    "Mr JJ..are you type 2 Diabetic..?"
    "Yes."
    " Do you self test your Blood sugar levels..?"
    "Yes, Ma'am"
    " and Can you tell the court what your FBG was the next Morning, after this 'Alleged' offence took place..?"

    "5.6 "

    "Louder, so the court can hear you "

    "5.6"....(gasps from the jury as the judge slams down the Gavel..."
    "M'Lud, the defence would like to enter into the court, Exhibit A..the very Glucose Meter used by my client, clearly showing the reading for the Morning of the 26th ..."..<loud talking in the court>

    "ORDER. ORDER in the Court.....!!"(gavel slams repeatedly)

    "After careful review of Exhibit A, i can see no evidence to support the claims against you.
    Clearly there has been some mistaken, here."

    "The court finds you NOT GUILTY! "

    "You are free to leave, Mr JJ"

    -------------------

    Result...hopefully it was all the walking we did yesterday..not one taxi to anywhere...so saved money too..:D
    Have a wonderful 2nd day of christmas..( Like that..Sounds much nicer then Boxing day )
     
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  9. OrsonKartt

    OrsonKartt Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Since having ginger tea in Giraffee a few years back I've been making a far less sophisticated version. Just a couple of slices of ginger with boiling water added. I agree its FAB
     
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  10. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sadly i missed the Golden age of british bikes, i had to wait until 1976 for my first ..a suzuki GT250B cc..Loved the freedom that gave me and the lads i rode with.

    A bike sure does open up the world @JohnEGreen.

    Always Nice to find another who shares the understanding of why dogs stick their heads out of car windows.. ;):D
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I hadn't considered that...i think I'll try that method next time @OrsonKartt ..cheers.

    Have a great day.:happy:
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    LIKE that.....she's beautiful.x

    Had a daytona yellow mk3..loved it..bets car i ever had,..wish they still made them (not mine, no pics sadly )
    One of the easiest cars i have ever worked on, to boot.
    [​IMG]
     
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  13. Chronicle_Cat

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    Hi everyone,
    5.4 for me today.
     
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  14. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Quote for today FB_IMG_1545233304000.jpg
     
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  15. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Aha. Another window-hanger-outer. Do you do hand-flying out car windows too? :D

    Back in the '60s there was a BSA dealership between our house and my father's office, and in the summer of '67 my friend and I wanted to buy a couple and go to California. I rode pillion for the first time a year and a half later, in Miami for New Year's.

    BTW, BG 4.2 after my morning cat nap.

    Thanks for posting that great Christmas story!
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    just watched....cheers for the link, @OrsonKartt
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Cool...i do do that as well...:D

    Liking the road trip idea....that would be a great journey.:happy:
     
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  18. Ziggy2017

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    Hi @jjraak I honestly don’t know what’s going on I don’t have asthma but I’ve had a double lung transplant 6 years ago in order to keep my lungs healthy I have to take immuno suppresents if I didn’t my lungs would reject I don’t normally use an inhaler but I took a couple of puffs of my mums last night and the coughing stared to ease a bit but this afternoon I stared coughing even worse. The hospital I go to specialises in transplantation I think my mum is going to call them tomorrow last time I seen them they said if this cough doesn’t ease I’m going to need to have a bronc. Anyway enjoy your evening
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    O bless, @Ziggy2017
    I stumbled in thinking it was asthma....so sorry.

    I do hope the cough eases, and if needed you get some help for yourself from the doctors.

    Take care of yourself.
    & best wishes.
     
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    No worries hopefully the hospital will be open tomorrow and my mum can speak to them
     
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