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

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

  1. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    And you only need a doll's plate:angelic:
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    6.5 for me
     
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  3. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    5.9 today after another broken night. Maybe I should start setting an alarm for 3am as a matter of course. Fbg is obviously enjoying it, even if I’m not.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Sorry to hear of another broken night @DJC3 - very trite but with better fbg every cloud etc? Mine was 4.2 @ 5.02, then 4.6 @ 6.20 now 5.2 @ 7. 36. All Libre so a fair pinch of Himalayan Pink or Kosher required. Abbott are sending replacement sensor and reader after "issues" so fair do's.
     
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  5. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning All. 6.0 today. Hugs @DJC3 for the broken sleep. @toddy35 I like HiLo (high protein, low carb) bread available at Sainsbury for my morning slice of toast. Its 5g a slice but closer to real bread imo. I changed my eating habits to fit in with less than 30g carbs/day years ago but a slice of toast cooled, with thick good quality butter was non negotiable.
     
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  6. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    libre says 4.4 prickometer says" libre you lie like a cheap Seiko Watch it's 5.1"
     
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    @DJC3 I gave a hug for the broken sleep but here is a star for the fbg.

    My fitness bracelet tells me that I wake on average about 6 times a night.
     
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    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    6.1 today.
     
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    ert Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    4.7 this morning. My blood sugars were a little low before bed so I ate two cherry tomatoes which worked a treat.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Great fbg, good to see you back, on form and cherry tomatoes are always a treat. While I'm here, great fbg @Pipp
     
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    ert Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Sometimes I hide from the forum and pretend I'm not diabetic. It's still a hard thing to accept.
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Type 1 can be so challenging. Glad you do post. We are all here for one reason, to support each other.
     
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    5.9 for me FB_IMG_1596043279884.jpg
     
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    Hello all,

    @DJC3 -- Hugs for the sleep issues. Hope tonight will be better for you. Great fasting levels, though.

    Didn't post yesterday. So, 5.0 for yesterday and 4.4 today.
     
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    5.4 today.
     
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    Morning All. 6.3 drat!
     
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    5.6 this morning. Hurrah. Thank you for all your good wishes, they obviously worked - I had a good nights sleep.
    Staying in a hotel in London ready for today’s hospital appointment just 5 mins walk away.
    @ziggy_w I’ve taken a leaf out of your book and bought coffee supplies with me. Not a complete Nespresso machine in its own case like you, but filter papers, funnel and good ground coffee.
     
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    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Great fasting levels, @DJC3.

    Personally, for me it makes a world of difference to wake up to a good cup of espresso (I like it with foamed heavy cream, which you unfortunately can't get in most places). A good morning coffee kind of sets the tone for the entire day.

    Keeping my fingers crossed for the hospital appointment. Thinking of you.
     
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    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    Unfortunately the high fat percentage of heavy cream makes it very difficult to foam that is why skimmed milk is easier to foam (though I dislike it's taste) than whole milk .
     
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    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Agree, it's much more difficult to foam and really doesn't quite come out the same, but nevertheless a reasonable approximation. If I can't bring my espresso maker and have to order cappuccino outside, I usually ask for foamed whole milk in a separate cup and only add about one-third of it to reduce the carbs.
     
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