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

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

  1. Estragon

    Estragon · Well-Known Member

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    6.4 .... And Yesterday I took four readings throughout the day, ALL where 6.3. No variations. What’s that about? And now this morning 6.4 .
     
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  2. Ymdawd

    Ymdawd Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.2 this morning
     
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  3. ziggy_w

    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello all,

    4.7 this morning.

    @the-mental-one -- fbg of 5.8 after hoisin sauce and pancakes is excellent.
     
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  4. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Swipey showed 4.2 - this much is true. @ziggy_w thanks for the compliment yesterday but Swipey is too complimentary so a large pinch of salt needed.
     
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  5. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Master

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    5.4 for me
     
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  6. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Slight improvement in today's reading with a 7.7 ...full 8 hrs sleep :)
     
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  7. philchap1

    philchap1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    5.0 today
     
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  8. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning All 5.8 by the old method, Swipey higher but coming to the end of his useful life. He was useful to show me my issues lie with my sleep and stress rather than what I usually eat. Some great fbgs here after chips, duck and pancakes, etc. Well done ALL.
     
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  9. nutribolt

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

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    3.9 this morning at 6 AM finger prick. Took a finger prick reading again just now and its 4.0 so its all good and readings from libre on xdrip and tomato are consistent with stabilizing around 4.2

    62 hours into fasting, feeling tip top and have all intentions to take it till tomorrow but given readings are nearing 3.x I might eat when meter says.

    Have a wonderful weekend everyone.
     
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  10. Andydragon

    Andydragon Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    It’s a 4,3 start to the weekend
     
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  11. hankjam

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

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    5.9
    Yesterday was not a good day and today looks like more of the same.....
     
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  12. Mrs T 123

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

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    5.7 for me today - have a lovely weekend everyone :happy:
     
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  13. Andydragon

    Andydragon Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    4.6 today
     
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  14. ziggy_w

    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello all,

    4.8 today.
     
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  15. Estragon

    Estragon · Well-Known Member

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    6.4
     
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  16. Ymdawd

    Ymdawd Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    7.0 this morning. Daughter brought home some lovely warm olive bread. Sadly the inevitable happened.
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Master

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    5.7 for me
     
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  18. Estragon

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    Well, you know how you got this overnight Spike. And within 24 hours you’ll be back in the 5s. I don’t know what I’m doing to be stuck in the low 6s. Sure, I’m grateful from where I was at 18 months ago.
     
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  19. nutribolt

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

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    3.4 at 6 AM. Then a warm shower got it to 4.2 but xdrip / tomato was showing a downward trend. I was not feeling dizzy or down at any point during my fasting but I also do not want readings to be lingering in 3 so I just broke my fast at 84 hours mark (8 AM).

    Lets see how the readings behave tomorrow morning. Have a lovely Sunday people. :)
     
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  20. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning All. 6.0 after Indian t/a so thats fine. @Estragon there is something about “sticky 6s” I find. I went through weeks or more not seeing a 5 despite eating carefully. It was only when I wore my first Libre cgm two weeks ago that I discovered that it wasnt what I was eating but stress and bad sleep causing bad FBG. good luck everyone here is fighting hard.
     
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