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

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

  1. Andydragon

    Andydragon Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    4.9 today
     
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  2. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Hi @Cotswoldbloke and welcome. This bit of the forum is really just for posting your fbg. There are a lot of other threads devoted to the Libre though and you’d likely get more information in one of those. ( just search Libre) Otherwise you could start your own thread asking a question. Good luck.
     
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  3. Estragon

    Estragon · Well-Known Member

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    6.3 - Having had a week of sustained mid to HIGH 7s, with two 8s and a 9 throw in, this 6.3 is a nice respite.
     
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  4. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    5.6 for me
     
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  5. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Sometimes if you lie on the libre you get a low result x
     
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  6. nutribolt

    nutribolt Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.4 today.

    Have a great day everyone. :)
     
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  7. oldgreymare

    oldgreymare Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    3.7 on waking - my BGs have been running too high over the past few weeks, so adjusted my basal (Tresiba) up one unit a couple days ago. But I think may also be result of only eating one small meal (eggs and bacon) yesterday. Fortunately now rising due to my usual DP/Foot on Floor response, so seeing if I can stick just to coffee until lunchtime.
     
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  8. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning All. A dreary 6.2 today. @CotswoldsBloke welcome to the thread. If you are new to this I would be wary of relying just on Libre readings and would finger test alongside. However It is a useful tool for continuous trend spotting IMO.
     
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  9. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    Good morning. Swipey reckons I was 4.7 this morning which could be both true and worse. Welcome @CotswoldsBloke. Lying on a Libre can lower readings as @karen8967 says. Everyone's too low is different and medication affects this. I'm good to go at 3 but some aren't.
     
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  10. ert

    ert Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    4.2 this morning. Have a great day everyone.
     
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  11. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    5.4 mmoles/l, so its a so so result.
     
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  12. Ymdawd

    Ymdawd Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My libre 2 has gone on a peculiar streak. It has for a couple of nights put me well below 4mmol/l with the lowest reading 3.4. Last night it has not had me above 4.1 since 6pm last night despite glucose and low GI carbs typical for treating hypo’s. This is so out of character for me i have come to the conclusion the sensor is faulty. I was due to replace the sensor today anyway and so have duly replaced it. Will be interested to see what the new sensor says in about 20 minutes.

    Regards your sensor’s low reading that is what it is designed to do. It wakens you and if you follow your hypo treatment plan then that will raise your BG level to safer levels and you go back to sleep, if you can.
    As many others have said diabetes is like a ride on the longest rollercoaster of your life. LOL
     
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  13. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    im awful at 3 ian really shakey i dont know if the factors are different for type 1s and type 2s x
     
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  14. Providence 62

    Providence 62 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    I am pretty shaky at 4, time to hit the raisins.
     
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  15. Providence 62

    Providence 62 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    7.7 - amazing what a difference seeing a 7 makes.
     
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  16. Providence 62

    Providence 62 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    UPDATE (because some very kind people wanted to know) - spoke to GP this morning - Hba1c was up to 52 - not earth shattering but higher than I would like. Finally being referred to a consultant. DN ringing me this afternoon about fast-acting insulin. Looks like things may finally be on the move.

    P62
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    Winner for the long overdue action. Hba1c is merely the blip that prompted the realisation you needed more help. Thanks for updating us.
     
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  18. ziggy_w

    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello all,

    4.8 today.

    @CotswoldsBloke -- Welcome to the thread. Really good advice by @karen897and [email protected] re libre night low.
    @DJC3 -- Hugs for the 6. I'm sure tomorrow will be better again.
    @karen8967, @ianpspurs, @Providence 62 -- I tend to be fine in the upper 3s (though haven't seen anything in the 3s for a long, long time, lowest ever has been a 3.2). I believe it has something to do with the levels you're normally at rather than being T1 or T2.
     
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  19. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    FBG 5.2 this morning.
     
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  20. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    We work in tandem. 6.1 for me, too.
    Not bothering with workout though.
     
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