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

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

  1. Alien Aspie

    Alien Aspie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.8 this morning
     
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    6.9 due mainly to a very tasty takeaway
     
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    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    Hello @Kjell, good to have you here with us.
    I hope the following info will explain the importance of fasting glucose levels:

    https://www.diabetes.co.uk/diabetes_care/fasting-blood-sugar-levels.html
     
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    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Yesterday 6.4. Today 6.2.
    Good enough.
     
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    6.8 yesterday 7.1 today :)
     
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    Thanks. That shows how FBS is used as a diagnostic tool. Everybody here though has already been diagnised so I'm wondering what it's being used for - to indicate the efficacy or otherwise of yesterday's diet? And therefore what works and what doesn't? Or something else?
     
  10. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    3.8 today, the chalky taste of glucose tablets first thing, Yuk.
     
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    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    Abstract
    BACKGROUND:
    To know the relationships between pre- and postprandial blood glucose (BG), i.e. BG profile shape, is a requisite for an appropriate therapy for type 2 diabetic patients. In non diabetic subjects, pre-breakfast, pre-lunch and pre-dinner BG are similar, so that BG postprandial excursions are superimposed on a stable BG preprandial baseline. We aimed to clarify: (a) whether BG preprandial baseline is stable also in type 2 diabetes and (b) whether fasting BG (FBG) influences the slope of BG preprandial baseline and the relationships between pre- and postprandial BG.

    CONCLUSION:
    In type 2 diabetes, the shape of BG profiles changes in relation to FBG, because it deeply influences the slope of BG preprandial baseline on which postprandial excursions are superimposed. Thus, before planning treatment policies, not only the extent of fasting and postprandial hyperglycaemia, but also the shape of profiles should be considered, to safely correct hyperglycaemia without inducing hypoglycaemia.

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11895469

    I learnt in quality control early on in my engineering career that for data to make sense you need a base line or datum point.

    I personally use fbg as that base line and that helps me to compare subsequent tests during the day with what I started ou with in the morning.

    And of course don't forget that very powerful force Idle Curiosity.
     
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    Totally impressed ! Never really bothered with the science its the curious aspect for me.
     
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    #49534 Ryhia, Dec 24, 2019 at 9:20 AM
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2019
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    4.6 this morning. Had very little to eat yesterday. My IF is always unintentional but if it helps my BGs don't mind at all.
     
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    know that well phil :meh:
     
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    Happy christmas everyone FB_IMG_1577188488200.jpg
     
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    5.2 for me merry christmas everyone
     
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    4.9 this morning. Merry Christmas from me too. Now to try to curb the eating. Lol.
     
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