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

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

  1. Estragon

    Estragon · Well-Known Member

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    7.7, and this after going to bed on a 8.5, with a better sleep, has to indicate my rusty-Endo-machine does have the ability to compress those free-swingin’ Sugars. Sure, 7s are the new 6s.
     
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  2. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    5.5 for me
     
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  3. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    4.6 but that's with new libre sensor and I have no way of checking it till I get some new test strips.
     
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  4. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    One cup of cauliflower has
    Calories: 27
    Fat: 0.3g
    Sodium: 32mg
    Carbohydrates: 5g
    Fiber: 2g
    Sugars : 2g
    Protein : 2g

    That is raw values when cooked the 5g of carb can drop to 3g of net carbs.
    It never seems to raise my BG noticeably

    And it has a reasonable fiber content..

    diabetes is never one size fits all.
     
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  5. nutribolt

    nutribolt Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.5 at 6AM and 7 right now. Overnight average of 7.0 as well.

    @Ryhia -Thanks for sharing your experience with the protocol... you are right eating that many calories is not easy at all. My average for yesterday was a whopping 7.3. I had about 100 ml of double cream, 250g of edamame beans shallow fried with bit of onion and tomato, two eggs and a flaxseed bread, 200gms of air fried celeriac, 4 low carb protein bars and 250gms of edamame spaghetti with about 40g of cheese. All this with 4.5 litres of fluids - tea and water.

    doing this feels like torturing the body. I will do it today as well though am dreading it. I think I will do a longer fast from tomorrow though possibly until Friday if I can manage that.

    Have a great day everyone. :)
     
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  6. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning All
    Another disappointing number, 6.7 today but on we go. The sun is out!
     
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  7. nutribolt

    nutribolt Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have no idea. Its probably just my body not liking cauliflower. Everytime I try anything cauliflower based it raises my BG... I have so far tried all possible variations of vegetable... fried, boiled, raw, grated, cauliflower rice and it raises my BG without fail. It does not do it for others though but it only reiterates my belief that we must test for what we eat as others experience may not repeat exactly on ourselves.
     
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  8. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Are you bulking up for the Paris games?;) 100 mls double cream:yuck::yuck::yuck::yuck:
     
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  9. nutribolt

    nutribolt Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Haha... nah its just to test the feldman protocol which suggests having a high intake of calories 2.5 days before blood tests should result in lowering LDL and trigs while improving HDL.

    100ml double cream is easy calories and I love double cream :)
     
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  10. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    It’s a goodbye to the friendly fives and hello sad 6.0 for me.
     
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  11. ultradad

    ultradad Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.4 today. Have a good day everyone :)
     
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  12. garyclark82

    garyclark82 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.2 this morning, I'm quite liking this run of 6's at the moment.
     
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  13. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I find one hand seems to measure lower than the other, maybe you just picked the wrong hand today?
     
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  14. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Choosing my preferred hand, 5.7 this morning. :)
     
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  15. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I might be tempted to convert to carnivore if I thought I could get results like yours - consistently stellar results - well done.
     
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  16. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done on the run of 6's if your bloods go lower during the day as well you should look forward to a good HbA1c result at your next test. Did they put you on any meds?
     
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  17. garyclark82

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    I'm on 500mg Sukkarto AM and PM, and I'm aware that I am not likely going to be able to beat this with only 6's, but to be still losing weight, and keeping things at least consistent is a good starting point.
     
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  18. DisFanJen

    DisFanJen Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    A nice 5.3 for me this morning.

    Diet is going well and helping the glucose levels (to think I was on 6 bolas with each meal plus 24 basal and 2 x Metformin, now it's no bolas, 10 basal a day, and those same 2 metformin) with an added bonus that my resting heart rate that was in the high 70's is now in the low 60s. :)
     
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  19. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    :woot:
     
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  20. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    With an initial HbA1c diagnosis of 51 I am surprised they put you on meds - at an initial HbA1c of 53 I was simply told to go away and sort by diet. Hope you get a nice surprise at your next HbA1c.
     
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