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

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

  1. HeliGary

    HeliGary Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.3 at 0915, miserable weather means treadmill this morning !

    Another late shift so , I’ll be home in the dark again !
     
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  2. ziggy_w

    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello all,

    Finally, testing strips have arrived yesterday. So, am now back to testing fbg today -- 5.0 this morning.

    @nutribolt and Magic -- Hugs to both you.
    @PenguinMum -- Sorry to read about your stressful day. Hugs. Hope today will be better for you.
    @DisFanJen -- Welcome to the thread.
    @DJC3 -- Hugs for the slightly higher fasting levels and thanks for the welcome back.
     
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  3. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    That's the winner. Great attitude, young Sir:woot:
     
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  4. Rach612

    Rach612 Other · Well-Known Member

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    @PenguinMum sorry to hear that, hope you feel better soon. @nutribolt So sorry to hear about Magic, must be so heartbreaking and stressful. Pets are part of the family and love us unconditionally which is beautiful.

    5.3 on dexcom for me and 4.6 on Dexcom so shows me twicking my lifestyle is getting my numbers down. Private endro thinks it’s stress that is putting my numbers up in the am.
     
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  5. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.7 this morning - considering what I had last night that's good; I tried to make a low carb Gateau le Progres which is basically almond macaroon layered between a very rich chocolate French butter cream. I used to make this as a special occasion cake, its the first time I have tried to make a low carb version. Its been a bit of a trial and error as I had to guess sweetener quantities and found I didn't use enough plus the dark chocolate I used (not my normal choc) has turned out to be quite bitter it's ok as a first attempt though, so of course there were all the bowls to lick clean after - it was low carb afterall. :angelic:
     
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  6. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    5.4 but it’s not even 6am so there’s plenty of time for it to rise.
    @Ryhia I’ve never heard of that cake but it sounds wonderful. I often think they should have a low carb week on the Great British Bake Off to see what they’d make of it.
     
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  7. Andydragon

    Andydragon Type 2 · Moderator
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    It’s a Sunday 5.2
     
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  8. HeliGary

    HeliGary Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.3 at 0600, despite sporadic eating yesterday with work getting in the way and not having dinner till 1030 last night.

    Sleeping better after the purchase of a weighted blanket on Friday, really surprised how much it helps.

    Hoping for better weather today.
     
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  9. nutribolt

    nutribolt Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.6 at 6AM and 5.6 just now at 7.20AM. Overnight average is 6.5. The trip to vet emergency services resulted in some higher numbers at around 12.30AM to 01.30AM causing a bit higher average. Good news is though that Magic is still with us and it appears I panicked for no good reason as his throwing up was side effect of strong medication.

    Have a great day everyone.:)
     
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  10. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    6.2 for me
     
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  11. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Good news on Magic @nutribolt and the weighted blanket (need to google that) @HeliGary. Swipey bestowed a 4.1 on me upon waking rising to 4.6 after dog duties and tea making - both uber essential. Rumours of dry days, something orange in blue skies and barbeques. Surrounded by >20k US service people and families here, barbeques are quite The Thing.
     
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    #57551 ianpspurs, May 9, 2021 at 8:05 AM
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  12. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    7.8 at 9:00
     
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    Morning All. 6.3 today. Thanks for the kind thoughts @ianpspurs @Rach612 @ziggy_w and anyone I missed. Had a very traumatic eye injection on Friday.
    @nutribolt good news about Magic.
     
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  14. Daphne917

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

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    5.5 for me this morning - not too bad after a fish and chip supper where I ate most of the batter as it was lovely and crispy and the first one we’d indulged in since last November.
     
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  15. Rach612

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    Morning!

    FBS 9.05am 3.8 on tee2+ and 4.7 on dexcom
    Pleased with either; off to my parents in laws for 40 anniversary celebrations today (carb central) so bringing my low carb meal.

    going to try @TriciaWs ‘porridge’ today for breakie.
     
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  16. HeliGary

    HeliGary Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Brilliant news about Magic
     
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    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    My daughter found the same thing with the weighted blanket. We’ve recently discovered she’s on the autistic spectrum ( no surprise to any of us tbh) and we’d read about the benefits of them.
     
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    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Can't remember if I posted yesterday but reading was 7.8 and a nasty 9 for this morning .
     
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    Ronancastled Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.2 this morning @ 11am after a lie on.
    Big day of DIY yesterday, stiff as a board today.
     
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  20. nutribolt

    nutribolt Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Oh... lots of hugs for this... you are very brave.... just reading about it gave me a shiver... injections in general scare me to no end.
     
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