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

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

  1. Lizzie34

    Lizzie34 · Member

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    Hi
    I'm new to this. Recently been told I'm pre-diabetic.
    I have been cecking my glucose levels in the morning, before lunch and 90min after.
    My glucose is between 4.4 and 5.2 before and 90min after lunch but for some reason it's between 5.8 and 6.2 when fasting. When I eat cereals it's the Nestlé shreded wheat wich is low in sugar with skinny milk but mostly it's soup (no potatoes) or salads.
    Anyone has any idea why?
     
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  2. SOPHIE2006

    SOPHIE2006 · Well-Known Member

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    Mines was 7.6 this morning. A bit high for me in the morning normally
     
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  3. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    6.6 at 9:00
     
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  4. Viv19

    Viv19 · Well-Known Member

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    6.2 this morning, but last night we had a wine tasting with food. ;)
     
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  5. geefull

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

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    good afternoon all :)

    was 4.7 today

    been raining all day here but I was inside volunteering today so it's all good, hope it improves by Saturday because mum is getting a visitor for the weekend, though perhaps he won't mind because he's going fishing ;)

    Hope your day is treating you kindly :)
     
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  6. Viv19

    Viv19 · Well-Known Member

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    I don’t know how to link Lizzie to Daisy. I think she needs some info. Anybody?
     
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  7. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    How can we help, @Flic2019 ? What is going on? I think we have all felt despair at one time or another. Don’t give up.
     
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    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Floss, and electric toothbrush. It is incredible how far they can spread a pea sized blob of toothpaste.
     
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  10. Viv19

    Viv19 · Well-Known Member

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  11. Shas3

    Shas3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.3 this morning... a bit disappointed but life goes on... I am also not happy with my Onglyza which I believe is causing muscle pain and some weakness in legs.... i am inclined to stop it though my doctor won’t be happy. I am thinking of having a small serving of whey protein drink - probably half a serving / with main meals. As I understand whey does pretty much what Onglyza does. DPP Inhibitor to increase insulin production. I know we need to address insulin resistance and not just increase insulin production but till i am able to get some insulin sensitivity back (with increased work out), I think whey is probably a better way to generate a bit more insulin than Onglyza. At least i get some protein in and hopefully less side effects. I never imagined managing this would be such a painful balancing act

    Hope everyone is having a good day and looking forward to a good weekend
     
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  12. Prem51

    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Welcome to the forum @Lizzie34. Morning fasting blood glucose levels can often be higher due to 'Dawn Phemomenon' where the liver dumps stored glucose into the blood stream as we wake to get us going for the day.
    Shredded Wheat, along with all cereals, isn't good for Type 2 diabetics or pre-diabetics, as they are high in starchy carbohydrates which turn to sugar quickly in our bodies.
    It's good you have a bg meter as that will help you determine which foods raise your bgs.
    Read @daisy1 's information and have a read round the forum and ask any questions you want to.
     
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  13. Flic2019

    Flic2019 · Well-Known Member

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    I honestly don’t know. I had a really good day. I excercised. I drank water. I didn’t have any carbs.
    Just sometimes feels like it’s for nothing.


    I’m down to 10.6 this morning which is a great improvement. Maybe yesterday was just an anomaly xxx
     
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  14. Lizzie34

    Lizzie34 · Member

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    Tjis what I dont get. The diabetes.co.uk states that they are ok then someone says it's not or I read some artcle that says it's not. The same is for other things. The information is all very conflicting you read one article that states certain foods are good. You click another link and there it states its not. Like fruit I read that diabetica can eat fruit then ibread they can't. Greek yogurt is supposed to be ok but i checked that sugar/carb levels and they are higher than in other stuff.
    Atbthe moment I'm pre-diabetic and am trying really hard not to become diabetic. Screenshot_20190607-055654.jpg
     
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  15. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    5.4 for me have a good day everyone
     
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  16. HarrisonK

    HarrisonK Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.1 this morning :)
     
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    Starfish18 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.9 for me this morning @ 06.19
     
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  18. Severe_Needle_phobia

    Severe_Needle_phobia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning all . 8.3 at 6am.
    It's good to be back .

    After spending a week of stress and severe anxiety(that I would wish on nobody ) starting to see my numbers dropping towards my target .

    Hoe all have a nice day .
     
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  19. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Expert

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    5.3 this morning.
     
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  20. Severe_Needle_phobia

    Severe_Needle_phobia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning Flic
    Iv also been in double figures for last week or so .
    Due to news from specialist I have been extremely anxious and stressed plus I have seen my test numbers up into the teens without changing my food plan .

    All I'm saying is try not to stress worry to much .
    as it does no favours to our bs levels .

    I really hope you get lower readings very soon .
     
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