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

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

  1. manhattan

    manhattan Type 2 · Active Member

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    At the moment I’m using the same lancet a few times..once it starts to stop drawing blood I’ll use a new one lol… just a shame type 2 diabetics can’t obtain test strips and lancets on prescription
     
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  2. Alexandra100

    Alexandra100 Prefer not to say · Well-Known Member

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    @manhattan, Agreed! At one time all T2s were given free testing kits and strips whether they wanted them or not. A diabetic friend of mine didn't see the point of testing and used to throw away lots of his strips. More recently, under my influence, he has started ordering and using strips again, but now of course he has to pay for them. How he regrets those wasted strips! If only the NHS would give free testing supplies to those who can show they would make good use of them.
     
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  3. Estragon

    Estragon · Well-Known Member

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    Very good!
     
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  4. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Back on topic.?

    4.3. & not so much as a squeak from my liver. Dropped further & need help from 10gs.
     
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  5. MrsA2

    MrsA2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Use a libre occasionally, and miracle of miracles, it exactly the same as Tee2 was 15 minutes earlier, and has been 2 days in a row.
    5.2 this morning :)
     
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  6. Estragon

    Estragon · Well-Known Member

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    8.1 - Then, 5.9 this afternoon. Talk about wandering about the target. Keeping my eye on the prize.
     
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  7. DEBBIESCOTT

    DEBBIESCOTT MODY · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning
    Libre on phone 7.2
    Reader 6.7
    Contour meter 6.6
    Covid test yesterday & today both negative so back to work today
    No gym this morning but will try & get on the peleton later
    Enjoy your day everyone
     
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  8. Estragon

    Estragon · Well-Known Member

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    7.6 - Went to bed on a 10.1 - yikes!

    And so a new week starts off with another Monday.
     
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  9. ultradad

    ultradad Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.0 today. Have a good monday everyone :)
     
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  10. Widgets

    Widgets Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    4.8 today, 6am, iffy night's sleep. I swear if I ever get a full night of decent sleep my numbers will be heading towards the negative ...
     
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  11. DEBBIESCOTT

    DEBBIESCOTT MODY · Well-Known Member

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    @Widgets me too
     

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  12. Widgets

    Widgets Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I did at least finish one book and make a start on another ... there was little point trying to sleep for me at that point.
     
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  13. nutribolt

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

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    9.3 at 6AM. It was my indulgence yesterday with an extremely carby food ( read rice, potatoes and pies) and I am happily surprised it has not gone into double digits.Hopefully it will be back in good range with fasting today and possibly tomorrow if body allows. We shall see.
     
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  14. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    @DEBBIESCOTT yay for the negative tests and maybe for the return to work but hug for the sleep issue; hug to you also @Widgets. @nutribolt winner for the "big picture" outlook; @Estragon overnight drop must be a good thing. Go Team D.
     
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  15. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    5.8 today.
     
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  16. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    50 Strips lasts me a week 200 lancets will last an awful long time.
     
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  17. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.1 this morning.
     
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  18. Estragon

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    Thank you @ianpspurs! Very reassuring. I also tested myself in the middle of the night, and I was 6.7. So, from 10.1 this has to be a win.
     
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  19. nutribolt

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

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    That good sir has been learned behaviour over time. We do need have some flexibility to keep life interesting otherwise I can quite easily trap myself into the number game and stop all the things that once brought joy. Now instead of one long fun ride i take breaks to have fun diets now and then and treat the in between times as prep for the next big event... keeps me motivated enough to stay on the straight and narrow. :)
     
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  20. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Moderator
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    Oh, I have a fair bit of catching up to do.
    Saturday 5.8
    Sunday 6.1
    Today 6.4
     
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