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

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

  1. ziggy_w

    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello all,

    Slept in today and woke up to 4.7 today.

    @DJC3 -- Hugs for the sore muscles. When I went out on Tuesday and walked for something like one and half hours, I suffered from sore muscles too. Must be all this lack of walking during lockdown. Don't ever remember being this sore from walking ever before. Anyway, hope you feel better tomorrow.
    @Providence 62 -- Good luck with your doctor's appointment on Wednesday and hugs for the fbg of 9.
    @CristyN29 -- Welcome to the thread (though I apologize that the welcome is a bit belated on my part).
    @PenguinMum -- It's seems to be the sticky 5s for you lately. Really well done, especially after the take out.
    @Estragon -- Agree with you -- what a great forum.
     
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  2. Providence 62

    Providence 62 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks @Estragon - I think my insulin has given up the ghost and I am just trying to stagger on using a background insulin. Thanks for the encouragement :) I will keep you informed.
     
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  3. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    5.4 today.:)
     
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  4. Beelady

    Beelady Type 2 · Active Member

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    Mine is crazy figures. Always 11+ and highest this week was 16.6. I would like to ask you how you managed to reduce yours?
    I belong to Leeds DUK support group and when I mentioned it at the last zoom meeting they all just laughed, said you've got a problem there, they would just increase their insulin shot. I am trying very low carb eating now.
    How did you manage to improve your readings?
     
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  5. Beelady

    Beelady Type 2 · Active Member

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    I'm really, really struggling at the moment. Had CABG procedure in July and I also have huge stresses on me from husband having Alzheimers.
    Morning fasting BG always 11.0+ with 16.6 being the highest this week. HbA1c of 71. Weight 84kg. Feeling pretty ghastly and continually exhausted. Exercising is difficult due to still recovering from broken ankle last January (2020)
    My DUK support group zoom meeting all laughed at me (not unkindly) saying You've got a problem there. We would just inject more insulin!
     
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  6. Daphne917

    Daphne917 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I have thought about a Libre but I’m fairly well controlled so not sure I can justify the price particularly as my skin reacts to quite a few things. I may try out their free fortnight trial though.
     
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  7. HeliGary

    HeliGary Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I didn’t realise they did a trial, I’ve just applied, thanks for pointing this out.
     
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  8. Providence 62

    Providence 62 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you @ianpspurs
     
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  9. Andydragon

    Andydragon Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    5.4 today
     
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  10. Estragon

    Estragon · Well-Known Member

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    7.6
     
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  11. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    5.2 mmoles/l earlier this morning
     
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  12. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    5.3 this morning. Very frosty outside so it’s time for another coffee in bed I think.
     
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  13. nutribolt

    nutribolt Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.5 today.

    Have a great start of the week everyone. :)
     
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  14. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    9.6 this am think some of that is down to very poor sleep ...been awake since 2.30 ...body tired but mind just won't let me sleep !
     
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  15. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Hi Beelady you sound like you need a virtual hug. Sorry life is so difficult while trying to cope with Diabetes. Stress adds to BG levels significantly. Why dont you start a new thread of your own because we are only allowed “some chat” on this one.
     
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  16. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning All 5.6 for me today. Hug needed by @Providence 62 sorry you are having such a tough time and hope the tide turns soon. @ziggy_w thanks you are always so supportative of our individual goals.
     
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  17. Daphne917

    Daphne917 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    5.7 yesterday and 5.4 this morning.
     
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  18. hankjam

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

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    5.4

    Going to hang the washing on the outside line :).
    Spinach soup for the week.
    Walks
    Java tutorials pour moi.
    It's all go.

    Have a good week chums.
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    5.9 for me
     
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