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

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

  1. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Moderator
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    7.5on waking at 7:20am. 50 mins walk, still fasting, brought it to 9.2. An hour in the gym, still fasting, 8.4. Pre cup of coffee with cream, 7.1.

    Conclusion: it would appear my BG is not amenable to lengthy fast. Going to have to try to reintroduce breakfast.

    HbA1c 51. Highest it has been in years. :(
     
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  2. Deborah5832

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    7.2 before getting out of bed. 9.4 once feet on the floor and 5 minutes later 11.4. **** foot on the floor syndrome.
     
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  3. Deborah5832

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    Very keen to know if eating breakfast helps.
     
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  4. Deborah5832

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    But after one slice of LC bread fir me I jumped from 8.6 to 10.7
     
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  5. Starfish18

    Starfish18 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    7.3 for me this morning. Tired and feeling stressed this morning :bag:
     
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    5.6 this morning
     
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  7. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Master

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    5.6 for me have a good day everyone
     
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    5.4 today, keep warm everyone.
     
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  9. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all, 4.9 at 07:40. Possibly due to missing lunch yesterday.
     
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  10. Barba_Rossa

    Barba_Rossa Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.5 for me this morning. A little higher than I usually see, can’t think why other than potentially a particularly late dinner.
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Master

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    i went shop:hilarious::hilarious:ping early this morning was quite chilly.loaded down with bags and the sun decides to show its face the sweat dripping off me you would think id been caught in a shower
     
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  12. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine doesn't respond to missing breakfast ..keeps rising till I eat something ...crazy isn't it .
     
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  13. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Everyone is different but the longer I leave it till I eat breakfast my number keep going up.
     
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  14. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    7.4 am even though I had only 15 carbs for my last meal .( I did have more throughout the day though).
     
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  15. Pipp

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    Well @mojo37 and @Deborah5832 , I think perhaps I will shift my eating window. I really don’t feel like eating early in the day, but perhaps it would solve my problem. I have tried coffee with cream, first thing in morning, but that makes no difference to when I don’t break fast until afternoon.
    This morning, despite not eating since 19:30pm last night when I had grilled salmon, mushrooms in garlic butter and sliced green beans, my fasting level today was 8.7 at 7:45am. For breakfast I ate a couple of spoons of full fat yogurt with 6 walnut halves and a cup of black coffee. Two hours later and having had another black coffee and had walked a lot, reading was 6.4.

    Going to have 8 hour eating window 9:00 until 17:00 for a week or two to see if that makes a difference.
     
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  16. mojo37

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    It is all trial and error ( I make plenty of the latter ) I ve tried walking for 1/2 before breakfast but that increases my bg ..not by much but still an increase. I am struggling with reducing my carbs some days more than others. When I say reducing they are greatly reduced on what I would eat "normally" .
     
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    CCFCfan Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hi All , My first post and as a "silver surfer" hope its going to work. Interesting stuff as my readings follow those of Pipp below. Despite a sensible evening meal and no snacking my wake-up reading was 8.8. A bowl of porridge with blueberries followed by a game of golf and down to 6.4. My diabetes nurse advises no late evening meals which might be the culprit.
     
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  19. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Moderator
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    Hello, @CCFCfan . Welcome. Is that Cardiff City? Coventry City? Or am I with the wrong sport?

    How soon after waking did you eat breakfast? I have been thinking that I need to eat immediately after waking to stop the rise in BG numbers.

    As you are new here, I am attaching the recommended info for new members, just in case you hadn’t already seen it. Sorry if it is stating the obvious, but have a read, and do join in conversations in threads. Or even start your own.
    https://www.diabetes.co.uk/forum/threads/basic-information-for-newly-diagnosed-diabetics.17088/

    I also have other info in my signature. (Which I really must check for relevance, as it is a while since I did).
     
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  20. Starfish18

    Starfish18 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.2 for me this morning after a much better night's sleep
     
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