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

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

  1. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Expert

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    @Lizzie34 hi and welcome to the forum, I know it can seem confusing and contadictory but it is right there in the fist paragraph.

    Some can handle it some can't there are no hard and fast rules where diabetes is concerned just guidelines because it is such an individual thing I can eat porridge if I choose as it does not spike me too much now it used to cause me problems, the only way to know is to test for your self test then have some then check your BG at say one hour and then two hours if your BG does not skyrocket and is back in normal range after two hours or so then it would probably be safe for you.

    Good luck for the future
     
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  2. Lizzie34

    Lizzie34 · Member

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    Thanks for the reply.
     
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  3. geefull

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

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    good morning all :)

    4.3 for me today

    woke up to the best looking day all week :) I'll be in the charity shop today but at least the garden will get a chance to dry up ;)

    Hope your day treats you kindly :)
     
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  4. Jodie1154

    Jodie1154 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning everyone how are you today? My FBG today was 7.3. I am a very good mood this morning
     
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  5. CondorX

    CondorX Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.7 this morning. At last its Friday! Have a good day all.
     
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  6. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    8.7 this morning ...its going the wrong way arhh own fault had too much bread
     
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  7. philchap1

    philchap1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Welcome
     
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  8. Mbaker

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

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    3.3 @ 05.26, best without multi-day fasting. Achieved by usual 100 push-ups first thing, 45 minute walk, midday Karate / Power-lifting (heavy) to 1035 calories. 10 home bar bell squats before OMAD dinner at 16:00. 50 minute walk, 10 bar bell squats around 20:30. (Total Fitbit details, 4350 calories, 8.46 miles, 18910 steps, 204 mins).
     
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  9. philchap1

    philchap1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hope you are ok.
     
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  10. philchap1

    philchap1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning everyone. 4.8 for me.
     
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  11. Viv19

    Viv19 · Well-Known Member

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    Lizzie it’s a bit like learning your way around a new town- whether on holiday or living there. First learn the most important route. In this case it’s basically to avoid as many carbs as you are able, in order to lower your bg. That means try to lose the potatoes, rice, pasta, bread, flour products generally (including thickened sauces), cereals. They are all eventually sugar in your body. Use your tester to check what might affect you personally. And if that diet has a side effect of losing weight, then (unless you are v thin), that’s a plus in the diabetes battle.
    The old advice of a ‘good healthy diet’, ie lots of fruit and veg, whole grain bread etc is outdated and not the best advice for diabetics. Fruit is healthy, but even a lovely apple will have about 14 gms of carbs. Some fruit has just too much sugar to be worth eating. There is new and good thinking about a more effective diet for diabetics, but not everybody who gives you advice might have caught up with that yet.
    If you look around this website, there’s lots of info. Some people are very adventurous with their diet, others stick to a basic list. Do what suits you. You can start off carefully and work from there. If you have worries or difficulties that can be answered by others on the forum, then shout.
    It’s worth it (and easier) to lose the pre-diabetic label than the diabetic one. And very easy to progress from pre-diabetic to the full on diabetes.
    Cheer up, it’s doable.
     
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  12. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    6.5 at 9:00
     
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  13. Mbaker

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

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    I will be checking our toothpaste for sugars, wow.
     
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  14. JohnEGreen

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    I think they use artificial sweeteners or they say they do.
     
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    Goodnight sleep well everyone
     
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  16. philchap1

    philchap1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Goodnight Karen and everyone x
     
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    6.3 last night
    6.3 this morning

    I know my body doesn’t work well but now I wonder if my meter is following suit.... it feels like it is stuck!!!
     
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    Starfish18 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.9 for me this morning which is my lowest ever fbg :)
     
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    12.9 again.
    I’m so terrified if I don’t get this sorted they will put me on insulin :(
    Need to make some more changes and make this happen. X
     
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  20. JohnEGreen

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    4.9 this morning.
     
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