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

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

  1. Eilean13

    Eilean13 Type 2 · Active Member

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    After a week on the slimfast regime I have been regularly recording high 4's but today was 3.7. Quite impressed with it.

    Diane
     
  2. daisy1

    daisy1 Type 2 · Legend

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    • 6.5 fasting
    • 6.9 @ 2 hours
    • A bit high for me
     
  3. catherinecherub

    catherinecherub · Guest

    Do you drive?
     
  4. Eilean13

    Eilean13 Type 2 · Active Member

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    Not very often, and always test before setting out. I remember Sid Bonkers little motto never drive under five
     
  5. bowell

    bowell · Well-Known Member

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    NICE guidelines for blood glucose levels in non-diabetics:
    3.5 - 5.5 mmol/l before meals
    less than 8 mmol/l 2 hours after meals

    Eilean13 If your not taking any DB Meds now :roll:

    So my question is a BG level 3.7 From a T2 taking NO Meds now
    That BAD allowing BG meter inaccuracy ?
     
  6. sue32

    sue32 · Well-Known Member

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    2.9 this morning. I'm usually about 3.6. Might seem too low to you guys but that's normal for me. I ALWAYS check glucose level before leaving the house, whether I'm driving or not. Recent HbA1c 5.3.....or whatever the new system is....that was well within acceptable limits. Used to average 16 before starting low carb diet 2 years ago. Have lost 6 stone since then, stopped having to take Novorapid and Byetta, now only taking Gliclazide and Lantus at night!!!!
     
  7. Eilean13

    Eilean13 Type 2 · Active Member

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    I'm type 2. Stopped taking Met a few days before starting with the slimfast plan, now taking only blood pressure tablets and a high quality multivitamin from Holland & Barrett. Bob, didn't understand the last line of your post. Did you mean my meter is inaccurate ? or is it another acronym I haven't got my head round ?

    Diane
     
  8. bowell

    bowell · Well-Known Member

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    No ....Just saying BG meters are Not always Dead eye ****, bang on :wink:

    The added befit for me ,Not on the Meds is No more Bad Hypos as some of my other pain medication
    could drive me down very fast combined with my diabetic meds :?
    One less thing i have to worry about now :)
    Hope it lasts and I can stay off my Meds when I end the diet ,We will all have to see

    If Not it will have been a nice Holiday from some of the tablets :mrgreen:
     
  9. daisy1

    daisy1 Type 2 · Legend

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    Hi - happy Sunday :) Here are my readings:

    • 7.1 fasting - not good
    • 6.6 - that's a bit better
     
  10. viviennem

    viviennem Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.8 at 08:00 - despite a high (for me) carb day!

    Viv 8)
     
  11. Teresa76

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    6.1 - :( wasnt happy... I have been so good and havent yet worked out why this morning was so much higher than it has been lately.
     
  12. SparkJack

    SparkJack Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    9.2
    I range from 7.2 - 9.4
    Some of you seem to be so much lower!
     
  13. daisy1

    daisy1 Type 2 · Legend

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    Hi everyone :)
    This morning:

    • fasting 6.2
    • @ 2 hours 7.5
     
  14. viviennem

    viviennem Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.9 at 08:30 - for no reason I can suggest! Very pleased though. :D

    Viv 8)
     
  15. daisy1

    daisy1 Type 2 · Legend

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    • 5.2 fasting
      Breakfast of hard boiled egg and cheese
    • 5.5 @ 2 hours
      Very pleased about these readings
     
  16. squeeze321

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    I woke up shivering! I was wet through after going low in the night. My blood sugars first thing were 3.0 mmol. I have been known to go low in the night, wake up wet through with a blood sugar in the 5 mmol range I think that may be due to my liver dumping glucose into my blood stream which can be good thing, maybe even life saving so long as my liver does not 'decide' to take a dump when I have eaten :lol:
     
  17. Malc.

    Malc. Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    (Tuesday, 8.45am)
    Fasting 4.6

    My lowest reading so far... :)
     
  18. daisy1

    daisy1 Type 2 · Legend

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    • 6.1 fasting
    • Breakfast of cheese, ham and.... croissant :mrgreen:
    • Not surprisingly 7.4 @ 2 hours
     
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    4.4 for me today. didnt have breakfast and was 4.7 just before lunch.
     
  20. daisy1

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    • 5.4 fasting
    • 6.8 @ 2 hours
     
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