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

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

  1. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    5.5 happy with that
     
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  2. nutribolt

    nutribolt Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.6 at 6AM and 5.1 now at nearly 36 hours into fasting... overnight average 5.0.

    @Estragon might not be the most accurate description but as I understand when we eat anything with readily available glucose/ fructose Liver processes it immediately and releases it in the blood stream and sends signal to pancreas to generate insulin so that blood glucose can be utilised by various cells. In non diabetics this results in that blood glucose being utilised but as a type 2 diabetic our cells are insulin resistant so BG keeps going higher. Now any blood glucose not utilised by body cells is considered excess fuel and is stored as body fat for later use thereby bringing the BG down overnight.

    @JohnEGreen why antibiotics? Numbers are of no consequence when body is a war zone, hope you feel better soon.

    have a great day everyone. :)
     
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  3. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    FBG 4.7 this morning. I have been eating low carb bread and cake for the past couple of days and these seem to have been good for my bloods. I don't normally bother with cake as I find that cake made with almond flour is usually quite dry. This one worked out fine, nice and moist and really tasted like and had the texture of cake! (To me anyway) Around 5gms carbs I think - whatever it was it didn't really move my blood levels and the cake itself was quite filling. Was far too sweet though but that was a small price to pay. Modifications in the pipeline.
     
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  4. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Not so much so much of a star this morning cos got a 6.9 today .
     
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  5. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    5.4 for me
     
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  6. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    A slightly disappointing 6.9 today not sure where that come from except my dastardly liver store lol .The perils of years of stock piling .
     
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  7. HurricaneHippo

    HurricaneHippo Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.3 yay
     
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  8. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Morning all. Swipey said 5.6. What I said isn't suitable for here but this new sensor was a feisty little divil yesterday. Important markers still fine so on we go. Forgot to wish you well for the bloods @nutribolt - my that is some menu. @Ryhia anyone who can make LC baking edible must be bewitched. My Food Fairy still wakes up with cold sweats after nightmares from some of the memories. Hope the antibiotics work @JohnEGreen , thoughts and prayers with you.
     
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  9. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning All. 6.3 today which is the norm now.
    @Estragon dont know the answer but the cherries sound nice. Used to love English cherries. @JohnEGreen hope you feel better soon dont fret about BG meanwhile.
     
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  10. ultradad

    ultradad Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.0 today. Nice change from the 4's :). Have a good day everyone
     
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  11. Stormthedog

    Stormthedog · Newbie

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    Hi I am usually around 5.5 in the mornings
    sometimes a little higher.
     
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  12. garyclark82

    garyclark82 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Left my meter at my girlfriend's the night before last so no measurement yesterday, but woke up with a 6.0 this morning so pretty pleased with that.
     
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  13. Estragon

    Estragon · Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, sounds plausible. Thanks for your response.
     
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  14. Estragon

    Estragon · Well-Known Member

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    Why? Why a nice change? Have you been worried by the 4s?
     
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  15. diabetesknow

    diabetesknow Type 1 · Newbie

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    I was at 88 mg/dl this morning which is kind of low for me, but I've been eating mostly salads for the past few days.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Welcome @diabetesknow. Does 88 or 4.9 need correction for you? Salad for a few days? I've been eating mainly salad for over 6 years. Most of the rest of LC has become too hideous for me to contemplate. Lord knows I've tried.
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Anyone hear anything from philchap it been a while since he posted hope he is ok x
     
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    Andydragon Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Today 5.3
     
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  19. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.7 at 5am have been awake since 3am so don't know if that as impacted on my reading . I get glimpses of 5's but but wander back into the sticky 6's .
     
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  20. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    6.0 for me
     
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