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

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

  1. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Thanks debs x
     
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  2. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Thanks ziggy nice to see you back not sure over the insurance as tools left in van x
     
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  3. philchap1

    philchap1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    welcome back
     
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  4. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning All. First up with a very unwelcome 6.8.
     
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  5. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    5.6 for me
     
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  6. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    6.9 this morning!!! I’d better sign off quickly before I type the rude words I’m thinking.
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Ziggy :) great to see you here.
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    5.5 this morning. Result of burger and salad for dinner. Piri piri mayonnaise on the side to add a little heat. Yum.
     
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  9. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Good morning all. 4.9- since that is Libre it is too high IMHO but a fair chunk of Dawn The Phenomenal in that being after 6 am and having 27.5k steps in the legs from yesterday. Hugs to those with unexplained higher levels.
     
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    #51329 ianpspurs, Jun 9, 2020 at 8:24 AM
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  10. philchap1

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    4.6 for me.
     
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    Good morning all.

    Thanks for all the welcome backs, @karen8967, @philchap1 and @Debandez. Almost forgot how many wonderful people post on this thread.

    Blood sugars were 5.0 this morning.
     
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  12. JohnEGreen

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    Libre says 3.3 this morning, finger prick gives a higher reading of 4.4 Think I'll go with the prickometer this morning.

    Keep meaning to say welcome back @ziggy_w
     
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  13. Pipp

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    Are those readings ok for you, @JohnEGreen ? I would feel ill with anything under 4.
    However, chance would be a fine thing... I have an unexplained 7.9 this morning, and after an hour walking still 7.8
    No rhyme or reason to this. Expecting by 1:00pm will be back to low 5s where it will remain until tomorrow morning.
     
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    @Pipp Not really felt pretty shaky and unsteady on my feet this morning the libre is showing me pretty low during the night I am really uncertain as to whats going on I think the prednisolone is taking a holiday or as it only stays in your system about 16 hours with a half life of about 3 to 4 hours maybe in the night it's losing it's effect as my MG seems to be on a bit of a flare up as well.

    I may change the times of my preds so I have some in the morning and then in the evening.
     
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    4.1 this morning. A little low but not as disconcerting as my new Libre sensor which sat on 'lo' for 24 hours (despite my finger pricks reading between 5 and 10). But it has just switched into life, the minute I thought about phoning Abbott to organise a replacement.
     
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    Mine just said low glucose with a warning triangle ,couldnt even be bothered to give a number!
    Breakfast was a slice of toast and a cup of tea no sugar and it was 12+ its obviously working?
    It doesnt matter what the number is i dont see any difference in myself ,perhaps i was misdiagnosed?
    I was told i had it put on metformin and thats the last thing i have been told
     
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    #51336 Dave876, Jun 9, 2020 at 5:56 PM
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  17. karen8967

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    4.8 for me
     
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    Good morning crew. Today Libre showed 4.3 as an fbg. I know that is not "real" but finger pricks have never matched A1c either. Libre is easier and far more motivating. Ultimately, A1c will give me a calibration and since I don't use insulin or hypo the accuracy is not crucial.
     
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  19. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    6.4 which is better than yesterday I guess.
    @JohnEGreen sounds like you are having a tough time at the moment, it must be really hard juggling the two conditions.
    @Dave876 yours is a very familiar story - same happened to me, so I’m very glad I found this site and have been able to educate myself. You probably won’t feel any different at the moment but if your numbers are constantly high it will be gradually causing you harm. Maybe swap the toast for eggs?
     
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    Morning. 5.8 so relieved. Hugs @DJC3 the numbers reflect your stressful week I’m sure.
     
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