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

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

  1. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    8.3 this morning an improvement on yesterday's 9.1 again only had around the 100 carb mark all day ..I usually have about that in each meal!
     
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  2. Estragon

    Estragon · Well-Known Member

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    Sure, my “why bother” reaction is unfair of me, on myself. However, getting these stuck, depressing results makes me want to find an alternative “getting through” strategy- presently it’s only been coming here, I need something “other”.
     
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  3. Tannith

    Tannith · Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations!
     
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  4. Tannith

    Tannith · Well-Known Member

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    This week's average 5.36. Up from average 4.94 last week. Not pleased, although at least it hasn't quite hit prediabetc range again yet. No end in sight to the low cal diet just yet.
     
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  5. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    Am I missing something here ? Blood glucose limits were once set at 4-6 mmoles/l so that 5.0 mmoles/l would be bang in the middle. Even though the goal posts were shifted a bit by some to 4-5.55millimoles/l [or ca70-100 mg/dl] your results are still very good. Why are you not pleased ?
     
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    Tannith · Well-Known Member

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    Because they've gone up again and I would prefer them to be going down. 70 to 100 =3.5 to 5.5.That's the "Normal " range. 5.36 is a lot nearer the top of it than I would like. The middle of the normal range is 4.6 - that's what I'm aiming for.
     
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  7. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    I had understood that we are all different and that each of us has a certain "set point"which is found between the recommended BG limits. For some its at the lower limit and for some its at the higher limit. BG is a very important factor for metabolic health but there are other factors as well. I do wish you well in your quest for your hearts desire of having a FBG of 4.6 mmoles/l.
    By the way, 3.5 mmoles/l of glucose equals 63 mg/dl ie 3.5 x180 = 630 mg/l = 63 mg/dl.
     
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  8. hankjam

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

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    5.1 at 09:00,
    which is 3 hours later than normal.....
    not a great night of sleep.... or lack of.

    Lovely day though. :)
     
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  9. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Sorry you are having a tough time, @Beelady .
    Stress won’t help your BG levels. Can you find a way to reduce that, even for a few minutes a day?
    Still keep bees? How fascinating. Is it right that talking to them can be relaxing way to relieve worries, or is that just folklore?
    Are your increased levels just recent? What do you normally see?
     
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  10. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    A hug for what I perceive as misplaced anxiety. With average fasting levels like you have I would be ecstatic.
     
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  11. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Amazing progress, well done, your A1c will be fab.
     
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  12. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.8 this morning post vaccine. Arm was feeling like something is constricting it, that's ok now. I also felt a little queasy yesterday - this happened the last time but I just thought at the time it was unrelated to the vaccine, now I am not so sure. Bloods have been just slightly higher this morning 6.2 at lunchtime but seems to be ok at present - measured 4.9 before supper.
     
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  13. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    5.0 mmoles/l, and well satisfied.
     
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    4.0 at 4AM and 4.6 at 5AM. Early start today and am nearly 81 hours into fasting. Still not feeling hungry, weak or bad in anyway so will try to take it to 96 hours.

    Thing is yesterday even during fasting past 65 hours there were times when reading went above 7.2 and lingered in 5.x around 72 hour mark.

    Atleast its in 4.x now which is where i expect it to be after 80+ hours. So i want to see if this continues during the day or it will shoot up again while in fasting mode.

    Have a great Friday everyone. :)
     
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    6.4 today, didn’t have the best of days yesterday, so not surprised but I’ll get back on wagon!
     
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    HeliGary Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.2 after a very unexpected afternoon yesterday, stuck in a field in Derbyshire , eating emergency rations as it’s all we had.

    Lots of paperwork to do now, running later this morning hopefully.
     
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  18. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning All. 6.6 today so firmly stuck in the stickies.
     
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  19. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    4.7 for me
     
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  20. WilliamWindle

    WilliamWindle Type 2 · Member

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    Mine was 9.2 (fasting) this morning.
     
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