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

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

  1. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    Good morning everyone. I'll go with the 4.4 Swipey gave at 5.34 - as good a guess as any. How does a guy with an avo as his avatar forget the avo in SSAF? Too much junk sorting, skip filling, cricket watching and nursing. I'm not engineered for multi-tasking. Hot, hot, hot in the far from exotic East.
     
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  2. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    5.6 happy with that, have a good weekend everyone.
     
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  3. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning All. 6.4 could be worse could be better. @nutribolt thanks for the useful info re fasting. @ianpspurs you are doing great multitasking. Hope you had the avo for afters. @DJC3 great reading pleased for you. @Andydragon thats not shabby either!
     
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  4. Estragon

    Estragon · Well-Known Member

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    7.7 - Patience, patience..... PATIENCE!! or... “Om Mani Padme Hum”
     
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  5. Ymdawd

    Ymdawd Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Its a 5.1 today
     
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  6. Sydneyhorn

    Sydneyhorn · Active Member

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    5.6 today. Consistent mid 5s for a few days despite experimenting with my diet so very happy.
     
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    ultradad Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    At 7.00 this morning was 5.4. have a nice day everyone :)
     
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  8. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Usually because these are the last numbers to come down. In my case having lower FBGs also makes me feel I am more in control, plus its encouraging that what I ate the night before was ok. I also find that having a high fasting number can knock levels for the rest of the day in which case if morning numbers are high(er) I will choose foods carefully for the rest of the day. I much prefer to keep my blood levels in non diabetic ranges if I can. Plus if I am honest, I enjoy the camaraderie of this thread - keeps me dipping in daily.

    Your numbers look great by the way and if you are keeping to around that level or below during the day your DN will love you at your next review. Are you taking any meds?
     
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  9. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    So bloods from my Tee 2 were 5.3 this morning. Libreview has me at 6.1 so certainly looks to be reading higher for the present.
     
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  10. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    Interesting difference @Ryhia. I always assume Libre is a full 2 below reality but I'm a real Happy Chappy;) Go with the 5.3
     
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  11. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Definitely going with the 5.3. My much maligned Tee 2 has become my true friend. How can Libre go up to 7.9 for a small portion of Greek yogurt, a couple of raspberries and a dessertspoon of flaxseed!

    Maybe your blood results will give you a pleasant surprise.
     
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  12. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    Not going to happen but thanks for the encouragement.
     
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  13. nutribolt

    nutribolt Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Nope mine goes consistently higher and only way I am able to rely on those readings is by calibrating it atleast once a day with finger prick result on Diabox and then the variance between Diabox and Libre is clear as day. :)
     
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    nutribolt Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Actually that has happened with me... with trial and error I found problem for me was raspberries....if I have it in breakfast it causes a sugar rush somehow. Could be something on similar lines for you or not given each body responds differently to random triggers.
     
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    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.2 this morning my best FBG for over 18 months :)
     
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    4.5 this morning. Hope you're all having a great day.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    :woot::woot: Delighted for you after the struggle you have had. You didn't give up - proper fighter!
     
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    Sarahjane41 Type 2 · Active Member

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    7.5 before food and 8.3 after my slimming world meal and a sugar free jelly xx
     
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    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I don't usually have raspberries with my yoghurt, so will try again without to see what difference it makes. Thank you.
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    5.5 for me
     
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