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

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

  1. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.8 this morning be nice if I could stay in the 6's ( though a few yrs ago I would have considered this to be an OMG moment :)
     
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  2. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.9 this morning.
     
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  3. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Yikes, looks like I have the prize for highest today. 8.5.
     
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  4. LindsayJane

    LindsayJane Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Here we go.... 6.8 this morning :bag:. Yesterday I had 22.8g of carbs and 1472 calories. I don't usually go above 1300. ( I count them because it does seems to make a difference to me - the higher the cals, the higher the FBG ). Relatively energetic day at work but late night/late supper which seems to make a difference too - the later I eat the higher the FBG. I stress over FBGs :woot:
     
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  5. LindsayJane

    LindsayJane Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Snap!
     
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  6. OldButBold

    OldButBold Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.2 this morning
     
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  7. Starfish18

    Starfish18 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.1 for me this morning
     
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  8. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    5.8 for me have a good day everyone
     
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  9. JohnEGreen

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    4.5 this morning.
     
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  10. Barba_Rossa

    Barba_Rossa Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.9 for me. This is my first time in the 4s since being diagnosed two weeks ago with a number that ended with a 4 but started with a 2 (24!). Proud of myself for what I’ve managed to achieve in a short time but conscious there is a whole lifetime ahead of me. Have a great day everyone!
     
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    4.9 this morning. It will be mostly sunny here today. Have a great day everyone.
     
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  12. Ryhia

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    Ok, here's the story, last night went to bed bloods 5.5
    Had a nightmare stirred awake with my brain was saying don't swallow (what you have in your mouth) it's poison! Of course I couldn't help swallowing and immediately jumped up in bed. Got up and measured, 6.2, fight or flight adrenaline I think. But its interesting nevertheless, just shows what stress can do. Couple of drinks of hot water and tested again bloods 5.1, 4.8 and 5.2, checked 3 times just to get a consistent result and then gave up. Quickest my bloods have reduced. I would have expected them to have remained in the 6s or at least the upper 5s. Maybe short sharp shocks are the next big thing for reducing blood sugars. Not! Cheers everyone have a great day.
     
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    #48112 Ryhia, Aug 13, 2019 at 8:23 AM
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  13. philchap1

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    Morning everyone. 5.8 for me.
     
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    Morning my FBG today was 6.8:):)
     
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  16. mojo37

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    The best reading for ages 5.6 ..only had 50 grams of carbs all day yesterday
     
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  17. philchap1

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    Started on the ypsopump today, everything fine at the moment x
     
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    5.8 for me this morning
     
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  19. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Back to the 6's this am with a 6.8 though only had 65 carbs yesterday but I have been awake since 3 am so maybe that accounts for the rise .
     
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  20. JohnEGreen

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    4.3 this morning.
     
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