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

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

  1. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    What a lovely thing to say Ziggy thank you. I think you’re right about evening eating - the earlier the better, but it doesn’t always fit in with the rest of the family coming home from work. ( and I’m not organised enough to manage it half the time)
     
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  2. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    I never rely on Libre for A1c predictions. It’s way out ( under-estimates markedly in my experience) its a great gizmo for many things but not for that.
     
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  3. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Not relying on it just trying to factor in a rough number so maybe 2 or 10 points should work.
     
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  4. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Welcome from me, too, @Bede
    Could this be what you need to start the day?
    https://www.dietdoctor.com/recipes/keto-coconut-porridge
     
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  5. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    6.2 again.:)
     
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  6. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Mine currently estimates 29 ( what?) so I’ll go with the 10 points. Might be different for you of course.
     
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  7. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Thank you.
     
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  8. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Around here as well.
     
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  9. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    I better add 40 then.
     
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  10. Debandez

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

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    I'm in the helpful club too. ;-)
     
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  11. Debandez

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

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    Completely agree. I've worn one for many months. It usually reads low at the start and the end of each 14 day period. Its much more accurate when blood sugars between 5 and 7 i feel. My estimated a1c is 32. I use a home 'a1c now' test which says its 37. This is usually out by 2 marks too so I'm estimating my actual is around 39. My actual was 36 last time. I'm avoiding my test until it comes down! Lockdown has a lot to answer to. Stress can put up bs. As can too much time in the garden on a sunny day drinking wine and having nibbles. ;-)
     

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

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

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    Day 1 of my new sensor and exactly why my a1c on the app is way out.
     

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    Good morning.

    4.6 today for me.

    Have a great start into the weekend all.
     
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  15. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning 5.7 for me, now to try and stay in the 5s!
     
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    5.3 for me
     
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    Morning All. 6.0 expected worse after a stressful day and a 10pm supper. @DJC3 you got there, very pleased for you. @SaskiaKC you are making great strides with fbg.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Thank you for the link. I'm guessing/pretty sure that won't be correct either so probably avoid. Basically, I just want a handle on how effective I'm being at controlling my bg versus the collateral damage doing it this way. All diets/lifestyles have side effects/collateral damage and only a fool would bury their head in the sand about that.. Oh, Libre reckons I was 4.8 which would be ok if accurate but ......
     
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  19. philchap1

    philchap1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning everyone, 5.7 today.
     
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    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    5.3 this morning.
     
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