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

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

  1. philchap1

    philchap1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    morning, 5.1today.
     
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  2. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    5.6 but no cause for celebration at seeing a 5 finally, as it was only 5:30 am. It’ll be shooting upwards again by now I expect.
     
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  3. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Form is temporary. Class is permanent. This too (higher fbg) will pass. Take it easy young lady.
     
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  4. Andrew337

    Andrew337 · Newbie

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    I have only been diagnosed with Type II for a week. Today my fasting blood sugar was 6.8. I think I’d like it to be lower. I’m not quite sure why there is so much variation? I’m on a very low sugar keto diet. I’m still on the steep learning curve in every direction
     
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  5. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    Libre says 4.4 this morning.

    @Andrew337 welcome to the forum I must say congrats after just a week 6.8 isn't bad at all keep up the good work and you will soon be down in the fives easily.
     
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  6. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.5 today so back in the zone. @Andrew337 you’re doing great, really great, this takes time and FBG can be stubborn even after years.
     
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  7. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Good to see you @Andrew337. As for learning, every day is a school day with this condition and diet. Beware the charlatans who claim to have it sussed and know all the answers.
     
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  8. Debandez

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

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    I get lower readings for the first day or so if I don't pop my new sensor on to bed in 2 days before old sensor runs out.
     
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  9. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    5.8 for me
     
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  10. Debandez

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

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    Hi and welcome.

    We post our fasting blood sugars which is different to a1c. A1c is a blood test that gives a average blood sugar for @ 3 months.

    The attached will help you convert.
     

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  11. Debandez

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

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    Hello and welcome
    You will find your fasting blood sugar will come down. It's usually the last one to come down though. It's due mainly to whats called dawn phenomena. You can find out more on this site. The search facility is great for info.
     
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  12. Debandez

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

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    5.9 for me reflecting the first of my birthday social distancing events! 6 of us at my friends yesterday. Garden. Freezing! Salad, nuts, strawberries and cream, wine
    6.1 for non diabetic hubby who also gets dawn phenomena.
    Late readings on the libre today hence higher fbs
     
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  13. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    happy birthday wishes debs xx
     
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  14. Debandez

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

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    Thanks Karen. Not til tomorrow but I intend celebrating for about a week ;-)
     
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  15. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    happy birthday <3
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    good for you x
     
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    6.7 today. Ate soup really late into the night and was scared to dose fully for it so took one unit instead of three. At least I slept well know I wasn't going to hypo.
     
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  18. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    6.1 today, then 2 hours later 8.5. That was after a mad cleaning session.
    Note to self: let someone else clean in future and just lift feet higher when they run the vacuum cleaner around.:)
     
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  19. Debandez

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

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    Thank you. 23 minutes and I'm a year older!
     
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  20. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Thanks, but I wish it’d pass a bit quicker - I’m getting 8s mid morning some days now. Not seen an 8 for a couple of years. ( and I hadn’t even done any cleaning @Pipp )
     
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