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

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

  1. Lainie71

    Lainie71 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Really do not know where I truly am with it all
     
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  2. Widgets

    Widgets Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    That's why I took two readings from the same drop of blood ... if only I could remember which meter gave which reading I'd be golden ... :banghead:
     
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  3. True Blue

    True Blue Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello @Lainie71 Silly questions, apologies, but are both meters showing the same units, such as mmo/lt? Does either meter have a special test strip for checking the meter's calibration? Have you tried either as a simultaneous comparison with your health centre's professional meter? (Yes I know it's a pain to get an appt.)
     
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  4. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    5.8 for me.
     
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  5. DEBBIESCOTT

    DEBBIESCOTT MODY · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning
    Phone Larry 7.3
    Contour 6.4
    Todays theory more protein(1g for every llb of body weight)=more sleep & lower FBG
    Theory may change tomorrow
    @ianpspurs still not back at gym, keep doing my share please
    Have a good day everyone
     
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  6. Over the hill

    Over the hill Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.7 today
     
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    ultradad Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.7 today. Have a good day everyone :)
     
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  8. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Master

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    5.1 for me
     
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    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    5.6 this morning.
     
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    7.7 - Backwards and forwards…..
     
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  11. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    5.5? No Swipey just now (in the post/with Sue Gray) so go with average. @Pipp yay for the 5 yesterday. @DEBBIESCOTT don't rely on a spavined 66.5 yo with a shonky spine for help but gym Mon, Weds and Fri - following a referral programme for now (being me I add some weight and other exercises just to help you out.) Big Picture vs Ego - the Glory Days ain't coming back. Go Team D
     
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  12. DEBBIESCOTT

    DEBBIESCOTT MODY · Well-Known Member

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    I’ve got a sinocare safe aq, don’t use it but just done a little experiment after exercise
    Safe aq 9.5, libre 9.3 & contour 8.8
    Contour usually reads higher than my Finetest lite which the hospital checked last year & said was accurate, with the 15% either way they could in theory be 30% difference, sorry, not very helpful
     
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  13. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning All. 6.8 for me today. Could be better and has been worse! Have a good Wednesday everyone. Wrap up warm.
     
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  14. nutribolt

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

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    5.4 at 6AM
     
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  15. Widgets

    Widgets Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    @Ryhia

    Edited to add: Just out of interest which was the lower number? Safe AQ or your other meter?

    I wish I could remember ... I'll do another side by side comparison at some point. But both of them are Sinocare so I would expect to see random variation.

    This morning I got a 4.8, which is fine with me
     
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  16. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    The readings should be held in the meters memory and can be recalled.
     
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  17. Widgets

    Widgets Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Which would be easier to work out if I'd set the time/date on either of them ...

    I tend to use the finger prick readings as a guide rather than gospel. Given my (lack of) diagnosis I don't need an absolutely accurate number.
     
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  18. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    The 5 didn’t linger.
    6.3 today.
     
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  19. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for responding. And snap - my reading 4.8 this morning using the Sinocare AQ.
     
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  20. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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