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

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

  1. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Thanks Ryhia the support here really does help my disappointment.
     
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  2. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Thanks Ian and I have to agree about the last three words!
     
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  3. nutribolt

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

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    5.9 at 6AM, 7.3 right now... it is after an eating day though so things should get better as the day progresses.

    Have a great day everyone. :)
     
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  4. TooSweetForMe

    TooSweetForMe Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Fasting @ 7:30AM - 103 (Diathrive) / 112 (AccuCheck Guide Me)
    Before Breakfast @ 8AM - 121 (Diathrive) / 122 (AccuCheck Guide Me)
     
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  5. HeliGary

    HeliGary Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.9 this morning.

    Ran 5k, fastest 1k time, still with a dodgy knee, which is probably muscular and not necessarily joint now.

    5.4 in middle of afternoon after lunch and pre a late shift, I’ll take that as a reasonable result.
     
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  6. Andydragon

    Andydragon Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    4.6 today
     
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  7. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Master

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    5.6 for me
     
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  8. ert

    ert Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    4.2 this morning.
     
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  9. ultradad

    ultradad Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.3 today. Have a nice one everyone :)
     
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  10. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Good morning all. 4.9 on Swipey even after salmon salad and bedtime insinuation of 3.9. @DJC3 I may have been eating way more cals due to a clerical error over amount of flaxseed in my parridge. Heston's scales urgently needed for amount but bathroom scales imply the lower input. Either way, I'm after the protein, fibre, satiety and transit along with 200 gms Fage 0%, inulin and chia seeds protein powder. Seems to work.:woot:
     
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    #58350 ianpspurs, Jun 27, 2021 at 8:06 AM
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  11. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    5.8 today. Another week eating higher protein and without alcohol seems to be helping me stay in the 5s That’ll all go awry today though: Sunday lunch is protected time and a couple of glasses are on the cards.
    @ianpspurs Good to know you are not wasting away. Whatever you’re doing it seems to work for you. Cronometer tells me I am consistently short of folate, vit D and Vit E so I need to tweak things a bit.
     
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  12. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Thanks. Hitting the nutes and vits through diet is a mission. I use these but still can't meet potassium target most days. Are you finding Cronomter useful? Absolutely no Sunday lunch or alcohol here but enjoy yours.
     
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    #58352 ianpspurs, Jun 27, 2021 at 8:37 AM
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  13. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.9 this morning.
     
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  14. Freema

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    7.2 at 7:30
     
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    whiteorchid Type 2 · Active Member

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    Mine was 15.6 which is actually quite low for me at the moment! It is usually around 18 and has been as high as 29 and I do not know why. Help!!!!!
     
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  16. nutribolt

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    6.1 this morning and 6.7 overnight. Though i broke my fast yesterday evening as i had to fight myself to resist the smells when we went to M&S so after coming home i prepared low carb cutlets.

    That would have been fine too but then i tasted a bit of Tzatziki and before I knew it I had finished the whole bowl.

    I am fairly certain that increased my carb count.. I don't regret it though... it was so yummy.

    Have a great Sunday everyone. :)
     
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  17. TooSweetForMe

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    Fasting @ 6:35 AM - 76 / 78
    Pre-breakfast @ 7AM - 72 / 85
     
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  18. ultradad

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    4.5 today. Got up at 5 so its going to be a long day. Have a good one everybody :)
     
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  19. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.6 this morning.
     
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  20. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    4.7 - the wine effect. No doubt it’ll be high tomorrow as my liver catches up.
     
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