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

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

  1. nutribolt

    nutribolt Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.8 at 7AM and 5.4 just now at 9:50AM. It is after an eating day so the readings are very welcome indeed.

    On a side note, the diabox app is now running for 2 days and constantly feeding data directly from Libre2 sensor although I haven't removed tomato which is feeding into xdrip and I have noticed diabox readings are infact closer to finger prick so far.

    Have a great day everyone.
     
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  2. Ymdawd

    Ymdawd Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Why dont you try the freestyle libre 2 ? Then you dont have to set an alarm to check your glucose levels. It does it for you if you drop below a pre-defined level.
     
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  3. Ymdawd

    Ymdawd Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    At 51 you are a youngster to me. I’ll be 70 in five days time. Still feel 21 though. My wife tells me I still act like it too.
     
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  4. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    5.3 this morning.
    I have started to use meter before I get up, so maybe just avoiding DP. Though I am once again seeing lower daily averages, and staying in 4s and 5s. Long may it continue. Not had blood tests, or any monitoring of health conditions for over a year, now. Perhaps I am better going solo. Though I could be deluded. GP surgery has only had phone consultations, and so I am in the dark about what could be the bigger picture.
    At least I have had first covid vaccination. Wondering if that caused erratic BG levels for a week or two.
     
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  5. ert

    ert Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    3.9 Not a hypo, but a little on the low side. My X-Drip said 4.9 so I didn't alarm. I eat some blueberries when in the low 4's.
     
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  6. Ceppo

    Ceppo Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.7 before getting up today.
     
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  7. hankjam

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

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    5.8

    No red wine last night....

    @PenguinMum we have it very rarely...... a Delia Smith recipe, essentially stewed cooking apples topped with a cake layer using almond flour instead of wheat flour..... num, num, num, num.......
     
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  8. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Claim it lol
     
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  9. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Last three morning's readings are 9 for Sunday 8.1 for yesterday and 7.1 for today .
     
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  10. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.9 this morning - Looks like getting up early is doing some good.
     
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  11. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Great result!
    @PenguinMum mentioned that my erratic and high BGs for the last couple of weeks might be a reaction to my covid vacc. I didn’t think so at the time as I felt fine, but now I’m thinking you both may be right!
    My daily BGs have been back in 4s and 5s the last few days too.
     
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  12. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Brilliant.
    Don’t know about you, but I was blaming myself. Even though I was eating sensibly low carb.
    I will be interested to see what happens when I have the second covid jab.
     
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  13. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    5.8 mmoles/l or 104.4 mg/dl after a 10 hour fast.
     
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  14. annabell1

    annabell1 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi all my BSL yesterday 7.7 today 5.3

    Maybe silly question, but for those who test and post morning BSL do you test levels b4 taking your medication or after taking?

    got my recent HBA1C 6.1and hba1c(IFCC) 4.3 endo is happy with all blood results. Also discuss my readings and because a had two readings one 3.7 the other 4.1 within last 2 months she said to drop my diamcron from 60mr to 30mr and said it's better to be high then low and she thinks I am having low without testing after eating . Thoughts?
    Although my Total cholesterol 6.2 LDL 4.3 Trig 1.4 LDL 4.3 she never discussed it with me my GP is on my back about it but and wants me on statins but my Endocrinologist never brings it up.
     
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  15. Andydragon

    Andydragon Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Another 4.7 today
     
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  16. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    5.3 today.
    I was blaming myself too @Pipp and I’m interested to see what happens after 2nd dose - at least we’ll be forewarned.
    @annabell1 I can’t answer your question but it might be a good idea to ask in a new thread where you’ll reach a lot more people.
     
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  17. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    4.7 for me
     
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  18. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning All 6.0 today in old money. Applied a Libre yesterday to see what happens after I get my first jab tomorrow but it registered 7.2 this morning! I think I remember people saying it takes a day or two settle in. Hope thats it! @Pipp and @DJC3 really pleased to see yours settled to your usual levels, if it was the after effects of the vaccine its certainly noteworthy. I will report how I go over the next couple of weeks.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    5.2 for me. Not what I want by a long chalk. Interesting about the COVID vaccination impact @DJC3, @Pipp and others. I wondered about this from what I saw but I tend to accept LC will always let me down so dismissed it as straw clutching.
     
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  20. nutribolt

    nutribolt Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.0 at 6AM and 4.5 at 8:30AM.

    It was a fasting day yesterday so these numbers were expected but still bring a satisfactory smile to my face.

    I am 36 hours into fasting right now and intend to go all the way till tomorrow but I will see how it goes during the day.

    Have a great day everyone. :)
     
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