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

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

  1. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Normal eating regime will resume as soon as I start feeling better.
    Toast is my go to comfort food when ill, the honey was for the sore throat. I am thinking I prefer gargling with brandy. Especially as the brandy needs to be swallowed.
    Returned level of 6.4 2hours after the toast with honey, so unless the spike came earlier, or later, I got away with it. This time.:angelic:
     
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  2. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Normal eating regime will resume as soon as I start feeling better.
    Toast is my go to comfort food when ill, the honey was for the sore throat. I am thinking I prefer gargling with brandy. Especially as the brandy needs to be swallowed.
    Returned level of 6.4 2hours after the toast with honey, so unless the spike came earlier, or later, I got away with it. This time.:angelic:
     
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  3. SheilaCanning

    SheilaCanning Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm always 8 every single morning and I don't understand really. People have mentioned the Dawn Phenomenon to me but honestly, the rest of the day I am between 5.4 and 7.6 usually, but pre breakfast (no matter how long I wait) always 8.
     
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  4. garyclark82

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    6.2 this morning as I commute back into the city for the second time since March 2020. Pleasing to see the fightback against the red 7's continuing.
     
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  5. karen8967

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    5.6 for me
     
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  6. DJC3

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    5.2 this morning. 2 glasses wine yesterday early afternoon, I must be super sensitive to it I think. I did read that ones tolerance to alcohol reduces on low carb/ Keto.
     
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  7. DJC3

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    it’s usually the last number to come down, but so long as you’re avoiding the post meal spikes you are going in the right direction and doing well.
     
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  8. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    That’s an Impressive result after toast, but Im with you on the brandy!
     
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    5.5, a nice way to start the week, have a good one folks.
     
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    Copied @BrianDoc this morning with a 5.5. Have a good day folks.
     
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  11. JohnEGreen

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    4.9 this morning.
     
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  12. PenguinMum

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    Morning All. Back to 6.5 again. I think toast and honey is food of the Gods.
    Have a good Monday everyone. Stay safe, stay well.
     
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    Welcome @SheilaCanning. I started out with Elsie July 2015 the attached are some October readings - at the start they were 7s - @DJC3 is right about fbg. @Pipp and @PenguinMum sorry but not even at gunpoint could I eat honey. Now brandy is wholly different, sorry Ted Naiman, toxic it maybe but sure tastes mighty fine (son's FIL's £2k per bottle especially), yee haw. No fbg but was 6.2 on Tee 2 after 35 mins spin session - no Peleton I plead poverty and anyhow Wattbike is where its at.
     

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    6.7 today..
     
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  15. Pipp

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    Yesterday , 2 meals 11:00 am egg, bacon, sausage, coffee. Drank decaff coffee during day. 6:30pm steak, mushrooms, halloumi, salad, mayonnaise, red wine.. Drank water after, and no food since.
    So what went on with DawnP at 5:50 this morning with a fasting level of 9.2 remains a mystery. The reading of 7.1 two hours later, and before breakfast, only marginally improved my mood.
    Almost tempted to have toast and honey again, but that is so habit forming that I will stick to yogurt and berries.
     
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    Either give the meter the two fingered salute or just do this. Have a hug - entirely virtual and extremely socially distanced obviously.
     
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    4.4 today. Have a great day.
     
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    5.2 this morning after a 12g evening snack just before bed to make sure I didn't dip too low.
     
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    I had a bad reaction to my first jab ( Astra ) and felt worse than when I actually had Covid tested for my antibodies I had a strong line .
     
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    I'm booked in for my third jab this afternoon will then have booster jab six months from then I was unaware that the third jab is part of the primary vaccination now and not considered a booster jab.

    I will see tomorrow if it has an effect on my FBG or not hope I do not have as severe reaction to it. as I did with the first two.
     
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