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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 · Master

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    Morning all. 5.6 on Swipey - too high for that device but LC seems to be a flat track bully. 16 gms carbs, none of the pre 6th party food. Not even the rice crispie cake now traditional for the 4th generation. Actually, the original was in the shape of a cat with a red liqourice collar.
     
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  2. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    4.4 this morning.
     
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  3. HeliGary

    HeliGary Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.3 at 0645.

    Headed out of the door for a run and did 15k, wanted to see what the Libre logged while running.

    An Initial spike to about 7.0 and then a drop to 4.1 gradually over the next hour.

    All fasting, deliberately did not eat until I got back, but even then just a protein shake. Had a small BG rise but ultimately fell to 3.2 on Libre, 4.5 on finger prick at same time.

    More experimentation to follow.

    Felt fine for all of it.
     
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  4. Inchindown

    Inchindown Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    8.1 this morning. That's after being 6.3 before going to bed last night. Just can't get used to how my bg is always higher after a night's sleep.
     
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  5. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    6.0 this morning. PT session later on so I hope that’ll help.
     
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  6. nutribolt

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

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    5.0 at 6AM, nearly 36 hours into fasting.

    Was away on a holiday for a week with the minimal control policy of holidays (while cautious I did have carbs and alcohol with dinner and eating everyday) and then after coming back was retraining brain to go back on ADF and minimal carbs so hopefully things are in better control now than they were over the last two weeks.

    Hope everyone had a good break over the long weekend. Have a great start of the week. :)
     
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  7. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning All. Didnt test over the weekend away but tried to avoid carbs, no starches, but had Indian t/a from not our usual place last night and it loomed and tasted different. @Mrs T 123 hope you are soon fully back to your usual self. @HurricaneHippo I would call that a good result.
     
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  8. Estragon

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    8.7 - I got awfully bored over the last 48 hours and took it out on my Endosystem. Went to bed on a 9.6, yeah, I'm definitely a Diabetic.
     
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  9. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Master

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    5.8 for me
     
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  10. Estragon

    Estragon · Well-Known Member

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    Stunning!
     
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  11. ultradad

    ultradad Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.5 today. Have a nice day everybody :)
     
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  12. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Morning all - hopefully far better day than here. 5.8 from Swipey. Too high for Swipey and 16/17 gms carb - virus led and 1 to 1.5 hrs late. @DJC3 PT session will help. That's where I'm heading when my body and COVID learn to be'ave. @Estragon hug for boredom and the RC cake certainly was stunning. My grandmother's skill. She happened to be my first teacher as well:woot::woot:
     
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  13. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    5.1 this morning.
     
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  14. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Hello to you all.
    I thought I would start testing and reporting fasting levels again, after a break, and throwing a total hissy fit about the unpredictability of the whole T2 conundrum.
    Totally confused about all HbA1c predictions and results, so back to basics before I wreck all manner of control.
    6.3 this morning. That’ll do.
     
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  15. Estragon

    Estragon · Well-Known Member

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    And hello back at yah!

    Well done.
     
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  16. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Welcome back. You have been missed.
     
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  17. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    SuNuman Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.8. I was disappointed with that. X
     
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  19. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Stick with us kid. We're all utterly bewildered but totally harmless.
     
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    1970clea Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I had a 6.7 this morning, also disappointed, and running high despite fasting this morning. Sucks doesn't it?
     
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