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

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

  1. Marianne67

    Marianne67 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.1 for me today.
     
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  2. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    Could you please post that again so I can give you another star.
     
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  3. HeliGary

    HeliGary Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all,

    5.9 today, I’ve been finger pricking less and running more recently as I was due the detailed annual medical stuff that goes with work.
    This annual stuff now includes an exercise ECG, which no longer bothers me and a visits to consultant endocrinologist and cardiologist.
    Neither of the above is bothered by me in the slightest , one would happily never see me again and neither thinks I need to be on any medication.
    Since I last posted I’ve done two half marathons this month and may do a third on Sunday if my legs feel ok on Friday when I need to register.

    Happy Thursday folks !
     
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  4. DEBBIESCOTT

    DEBBIESCOTT MODY · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning
    6.2 today
    Have a good day everyone
     
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  5. DisFanJen

    DisFanJen Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Last night I was feeling so tired I went to bed without second exercise (it’s like second breakfast but hurts more ;) ).

    Woke up at 5.1

    So took the plunge and lowered my basal by 2 again which puts me on a huge 4 units of Lantus.
     
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  6. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    5.7 this morning.
     
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  7. mummycaz

    mummycaz Type 2 · Active Member

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    8.3 :woot: I cant believe that one! normally around 6.5. I have had to start eating my dinner much later than normal at the moment due to work commitments, so dont normally sit down to eat until around 7.30. I did have a mug of peppermint tea before I took the reading as I totally forgot to do it. Would that make me spike so much, peppermint tea? TIA
     
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  8. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Master

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    5.6 for me
     
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  9. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Wouldn’t have thought so but check the ingredients in case it’s sweetened. I find eating dinner later causes a higher fbg though.
     
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    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    5.7 happy with that - I thought I’d sabotaged myself by having a bedtime snack of nuts.

    That’s all so positive @HeliGary well done!
     
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  11. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning All. 6.6 so sticky 6s my way of life now. I did have a snack of walnuts for dessert so maybe they got me @DJC3 ! @HeliGary great stuff I can’t imagine running let alone a marathon.
     
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  12. mummycaz

    mummycaz Type 2 · Active Member

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    Thank you for replying, I will go and look
     
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  13. garyclark82

    garyclark82 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.5 this morning, coupled with a dreadful night's sleep. Could do with just getting one good night, and having a good run at getting well after being poorly for what seems to be about three weeks... never mind, 6.5 is still well within the parameters.
     
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  14. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I drink peppermint tea regularly and it makes no difference to BG unless you are sweetening it ? It's more likely to be because you are eating later than normal .
     
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    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.5 this morning.
     
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  16. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.1 this morning just need a little nudge into the 5's ;)
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Wonderful news and great to see you back. IDK my fbg today and I'm not sure managing T2 by diet isn't marginally harmful to me - I'm positive Keto would be but optimistic there could be a way for me and Elsie to be functional as a couple. Yodel delivered the wedding anniversary presents and card yesterday so I can live in the house for another year. Y'all take care.
     
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  18. mummycaz

    mummycaz Type 2 · Active Member

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    Yes, I think your probably right. I would normally try not to eat after 6, which is when I get the 6 plus readings, 7.30 is quite late and obviously I dont do anything after eating either.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Forgot to say welcome @mummycaz. Last meal by 6 would obviously give the longest fasting window. Have you tried doing some exercise after evening meal? Walking maybe - any kind of gentle cadio really?
     
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  20. bellapodus

    bellapodus Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    10.4 this morning. A wildcard.
    My cold/flu is now nearly gone but the cough remains. Oh well! Upped my NovoRapid which should work
     
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