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

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

  1. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    A delightful discovery. Shifted breakfast time to 10 am. The works... bacon, egg sausage mushroom, low carb bread soaking up fat from frying pan. Main meal 4pm, roast chicken, hasselback potato, baby carrots, fried red cabbage, low carb strawberry cake and cream. No further food, but (joy of joys) Pepsi max with copious slug of dark rum. Tested regularly, nothing higher than 5.1, after that early high of 6.4.
    Not sure if that is due to food or rum. Oh dear, have to repeat the experiment. Repeatedly.:D
     
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  2. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    6.2 for me FB_IMG_1583825846307.jpg
     
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  3. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning all. 4.9 (twice - both hands just to be sure) on StabbyMcStabbyface. All very Meh but nothing worse. @DJC3 I followed a tag into the WHYET (Rachox) thread and can see how impending visit to the capital would impact the readings. Builder returns today - is it too soon to finish and sell?
     
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    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning All. 6.3 no idea why less than 20g carbs yesterday and 2 hours garden work. Those 6s do fancy themselves something rotten. Have the best Monday you can.
     
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  5. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Frustrating 6s but you wear it well.
     
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    Morning everyone, 5.5 today.
     
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  7. ziggy_w

    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello all,

    Didn't post yesterday, so fasting levels for the last two days were 5.2 and 4.8.

    @DJC3 -- Hugs for the higher number, keeping my fingers crossed you'll be back in the fives in no time.
    @Pipp -- These are amazing blood sugar levels. Really well done.
    @ianpspurs -- Consistently good levels, absolutely brilliant. I wished you could enjoy this way of eating more.
     
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  8. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    5.7 libre sensor's last gasp prickometer from now on for a while.
     
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  9. toddy35

    toddy35 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.9 today @ 0630 apologies if this appears twice my laptop is playing up
     
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  10. Debandez

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

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    Do you feel that eating a higher carb lower fat would be better? Or is there another way you feel might be better? For me it's easy, a high carb low fat plenty of fruit (especially bananas) got me into this boat. My t2d symptoms reared their ugly head just before my dx. They disappeared almost immediately after making some small but significant swaps. I have never felt better but maybe you haven't felt the benefit. :-(
     
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  11. Debandez

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

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    I've been in the 3s and felt fine (no meds either).
     
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  12. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    I've certainly lost weight but those who know me best are pretty sure I've lost muscle. I'm not sure how much is down to age, non invasive cancer or this diet. I have certainly felt better before but then I haven't been this old or lived with whatever is going on or not going on. If there is another way I haven't found it yet. This is all N=1 and by some definitions I'm doing ok - it just doesn't feel nice most of the time. It suits many people and good for them and long may it continue.
     
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    Ian like you I lost a lot of weight and a good proportion of it was muscle very hard to regain muscle but dead easy to regain fat I know with age I was going to loose some muscle but it's the incredibly stupid diet I undertook that has done the damage I think.
     
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  14. Debandez

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

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    Busy few days with son's 1st house purchase Friday

    25th 4.3 new libre (too low at beginning and end usually)
    26th 5.1
    27th 5.4 libre seems to have settled in on this occasion (last one was replaced as temprimental)

    Miserable weather here on the NW coast!
     
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  15. ianpspurs

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    I watched the Phinney vids and read lots of posts saying hold the protein low. Knowing of sarcopenia makes me very uneasy about this. I'm wary of putting lower bg as the be all and end all. Unlikely for me as it doesn't taste very appealing by and large. Enough for this thread but I would have thought diet fashions will soon swing against LCHF/keto by the nature of needing to make a name for oneself/career in the science community.
     
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    #52235 ianpspurs, Jul 27, 2020 at 12:14 PM
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  16. hankjam

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

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    5.7
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  17. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    6.1 this morning. Looks like I’ve got some good company here though. Hi all.
     
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  18. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Never.

    I don't understand "meh." 4.9 is a great number.
     
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  19. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    6.8 and 7.8 this morning.

    I was going to post a Monday pic but then I saw this that I think describes this thread. --

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    Where teams
    get work done
     
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  20. Pipp

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    6.4 this morning.
     
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