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

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

  1. ert

    ert Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday 3.9. Today 5.9
     
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  2. Mrs T 123

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

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    Good Morning All - 5.7 for me this Monday morning
     
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  3. the-mental-one

    the-mental-one Type 2 · Active Member

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    4.8 today

    No hoisin and pancakes last night :cat:
     
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    6.2 this morning.

    However, overnight the reading averaged 7.2 and even went to 8 at one point and stayed over 7.6 for good 2 hours. I guess this is mainly down to my experiment with food last night. Other than normal food groups that have not caused spike, I just added Courgette and Quorn mycoprotein chunks with tomato onion sauce to the mix to see what happens. Courgette was air fried and I ate two of those as snacks. I could see from nutritional break up that it has higher carb percentage but in total it only added a total of 13gms carbs. Quorn on the other hand only says 3.9gms carb per 100gms and I ate about 140gms so that would have been another 5.46gms of carbs but the tomato and onion sauce perhaps added some more crabs and then the almond bread had some... overall I am assuming it made the total carb intake cross the 30gms threshold and caused the spikes of last night.

    I also noticed a weight gain of about 2.1 Kg this morning and for the amount of food I had that seems bizarre but I guess water retention would have been higher as well. Not worried about any of this as am now going to fast for 2 days which should bring back the balance but the learning curve on food groups was significant and I thought this might be interesting for few on here. :)

    Have a great start of week everyone.
     
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  5. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    5.8, and hurrah for January over and done with.
     
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  6. hankjam

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

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    5.4
    Still Baltic though days getting noticably longer
     
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    5.2 today
     
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    6.1 - Still wringing-out that Liver!
     
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    Ymdawd Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It’s a 6.1 today.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    4.9 on Swipey - has absolutely nothing going for it IMHO except it could always be higher. @Estragon very Stan Freberg (Day O) wring it man,wring it:angelic:
     
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  12. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning All. 7.2 on Swipey a rise from 5 something between 6 and 7.30. I think this sensor with a day to go is in his dotage. Anyway finger stab gave a 6.0 and I am going with that!
     
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  13. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Definitely go with the 6.0 @PenguinMum .
    My Libre does the opposite and lulls me into a false sense of security if I’m not careful. Told me 4.9 today and I’ve been flatlining high 4s for a couple of days.
    Finger prick this morning however was 6.6 and it was 6.9 at bedtime so assume I’ve actually been flatlining high 6s - very disappointing.
     
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    5.8 for me
     
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    It truly puzzles me why having a shower should do this. It’s a good excuse not to have a shower. :))
     
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    Six foot, seven foot, eight foot BUNCH.....” Uncle Mac Saturday morning then off to the Odeon for Kids movies....
     
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    5.4 today
     
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    the-mental-one Type 2 · Active Member

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    6.2 this morning.

    Less sleep really can make a difference, huh? Although it was a bit earlier on the test due to working the early shift today so might also be DP.

    2 hours after a fully "oh **** I'm going to be late for work" carb heavy bowl of cereal for breakfast I'm at 6.0 I don't think I'm going to figure this out fully any day soon.

    Winter showers are not something I look forward to so any excuse is a good excuse ;)
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    @the-mental-one just thought L'd say I very much like your avatar and posts. Like the cut of your jib muchly. No, I'm not a creepy old git - honest.
     
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