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

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

  1. toddy35

    toddy35 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.9 today @0800:)
     
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  2. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    3.7 this morning.
     
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  3. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    6.2.
     
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  4. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    6.8. Good to be back down in the 6s again, especially considering the food I ate yesterday. More Atkins low-carb-high-protein bars than anything else. Oh, and oatmeal for supper.
     
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    #52144 SaskiaKC, Jul 23, 2020 at 12:38 PM
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  5. Bede

    Bede Prediabetes · Newbie

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    Hello,
    This is my first post. My morning numbers today were 6.3.
    I am prediabetic/borderline type 2.
    I have given up all bread, pasta, rice, cake, sweets.
    I cannot give up my morning bowl of oatmeal, as this kick-starts my digestion and provides bulk.
    Can anybody recommend something non-carb which will perform as well as oatmeal?
    Bede
     
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  6. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Welcome, Bede! :) Good to meet you here.

    I eat oatmeal most mornings because oats are said to be good for the heart. I add peanut butter for protein and 95% chocolate and sometimes some nuts or cinnamon or nutmeg or all of those.
     
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  7. Nicole T

    Nicole T Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    7.5 this morning. The highest reading I've had since going low carb, but still pretty pleased with it.
     
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  8. MrsA2

    MrsA2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have full fat greek yogurt (natural flavour unsweetened) with milled seeds (linseed, flax seed, chia seeds, or a mix) a small portion of strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, rhubarb. Or add nuts or 1 square very very dark chocolate
    If you mix it together and leave for a few minutes it thickens up, or overnight it gets very thick.
    I find this provides the bulk my digestive system needs. If I need more or less fibre I adjust the amount of seeds up or down.
     
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  9. Debandez

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

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    Hello and a very warm welcome

    You can have a look at diet doctor, it has some great ideas.

    https://www.dietdoctor.com/low-carb/recipes/breakfasts

    Also a thread on here where people share details about what they eat:

    https://www.diabetes.co.uk/forum/threads/what-have-you-eaten-today.75781/unread
     
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  10. Debandez

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

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    4 6 - yesterday
    6.1 - today (family meal out last night to celebrate my son and his girlfriend buying their first home, quite an achievement any time but especially in the middle of a pandemic!)

    Manic and emotional week, my son is flying the nest tomorrow.
     

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  11. sportyboston

    sportyboston Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    3.4 but that is with libre so about 4.6. Much better than last week where it ran to 7
     
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  12. Mrs T 123

    Mrs T 123 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    6.2 this morning ;)
     
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  13. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    5.8 for me
     
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  14. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning All. 5.8 today. Happy Friday.
     
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  15. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning folks. 4.4 according to libre though as @sportyboston says I may need to add on about 2. Welcome @Bede, any religious reason for the name? All 3 of my boys went to St Bede's School, Cambridge.
     
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  16. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    6.2 which seems to be the new normal for me.
    Still in the 5s club @PenguinMum - great stuff.
     
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    Good morning all.

    4.8 for me today.

    @DJC3 -- You are such a kind person and always so supportive of others. As to fasting blood sugars, I have noticed that for me, it helps if I don't eat too much at night (though, of course, that doesn't mean I always manage to do this).
     
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  18. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    4.7 today.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Phew. A whole lot better than yesterday. How did the day go from that low start, John? Also, to be rude and but in, anyone have a rough idea just how much should I expect my Libre predicted A1c to be out by when I eventually get tested?
     
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  20. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    Mine was out a fair bit predicted 38 actual 44.

    Mind you Mysugr app was worse which is still predicting 36

    Yesterday was a bit up and down for me but not to bad swings between a maximum of 9.3 and lows of about 3.5 have been worse.
     
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