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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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    An appalling 5.8 today via Stabbo. Grotty cold seems to be the reason not food. Upside is >7 hrs sleep and 85 sleep score.
     
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  2. ziggy_w

    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello and good morning all.

    Great run of low fasting blood sugars, @PenguinMum, @Pipp and @DJC3. Keeping my fingers crossed for your upcoming HbA1c tests, @DJC3 and @PenguinMum.

    Didn't post yesterday -- so a 4.9 for yesterday and a 5.0 for today.

    Have a great day everyone.
     
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  3. ert

    ert Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning. 4.3 this morning. Had berries, and coffee at 2 am as I was running too low. Will have to reduce my basal to a single unit tonight.
     
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  4. philchap1

    philchap1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    4.8 today
     
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  5. Ymdawd

    Ymdawd Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    A good 6.3 today. At least for me.
     
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  6. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    4.8 this morning.
     
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  7. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning all. 6.1 today. Don’t know why but hope it doesn’t herald the start of another run of 6s
     
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  8. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    It is a 6.3 today for me. I know how you feel, @DJC3 . I feel it too! :banghead:
     
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  9. Debandez

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

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    Thank you everyone that sent hugs and good wishes to me. My dry eye is still playing up but I'm no longer lighting up Blackpool prom! Its more like a children's night light now :) getting there.

    Readings
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  10. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    7.5 today didn't take any metformin yesterday because travelling and din;t want to risk any side effects:nailbiting:
     
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  11. Sue Cross1

    Sue Cross1 · Newbie

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    I had gestational diabetes 14 years ago and have had prediabetes since with a huge family history of diabetes t2. I knew my diet wasnt great so tested my own blood sugar 3 weeks ago and to my horror was over 14%. Knowing how difficult it is to see a doctor I did some research and started low carb diet.. 2 weeks in and this morning sugars down to 7.1. Not as low as I would like but very pleased with progress so far. Plan is to get below 6 and maintain it to hopefully avoid medication.
     
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  12. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    3.2 for me couple of jelly babies now 5.4
     
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  13. ziggy_w

    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning all.

    Hugs for the hypo, @karen8967. Hope you are feeling a bit better now.
    Welcome to the thread and to the forum, @Sue Cross1. Well done on dropping your fasting blood sugars by so much. Glad low carb is working for you. (Btw, for me fasting levels were the last to normalize while levels throughout the day were already good for some months.)
    @Debandez -- It's good news that your dry eye is getting better. Keeping my fingers crossed that you'll be back to normal in no time at all.

    Fasting blood sugars were 5.1 today.
     
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  14. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    5.8 this morning phew!
    Hope you are ok @karen8967 you are always so understated and calm sounding in your posts but the hypos must be absolutely horrible. Sending hugs.
    @Sue Cross1 welcome and well done! You’ve definitely come to the right forum for advice, knowledge and recipes etc in low carb. As @ziggy_w says the morning bg is often the last to come under control - I still struggle with it at times.
     
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  15. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Stabbo vacillated between 5.2 and 5.4 this morning. Pretty sure neither of them is low enough but probably not dangerous. Welcome @Sue Cross and great progress. Take it easy crew.
     
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  16. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning All
    6.0 today, was lower last night so must have been the weird dream.
    @karen8967 hug and take care. @Sue Cross1 welcome to the thread and well done for a great start.
     
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  17. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    4.4 today.
     
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  18. PatsyB

    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.8 this morning
     
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  19. PatsyB

    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.8 this morning slept well too, was shattered walking dogs seeing to mother etc etc and at 75 i should be
    resting grrrrr
     
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  20. Ymdawd

    Ymdawd Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Would be quite happy with a run of 6’s. :))
     
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