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

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

  1. Mbaker

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

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    4.8 @ 07:12
     
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  2. 13lizanne

    13lizanne Type 2 · Expert

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    fbg 5.6 today
     
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  3. philchap1

    philchap1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning, 4.4 today.
     
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  4. Liam1955

    Liam1955 Type 2 · Master

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    14/6 - Morning.

    5.2 - :)
     
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  5. JohnEGreen

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    5.6 this morning.
     
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    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    5.2 at 6:30 and 5.3 at 11:30 have a nice day everyone
     
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  9. Bobbin_Lace

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    Mine was 16.8 this morning before breakfast. Coming down slowly, wishing it would get sorted sooner rather than later.
     
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    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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  11. phdiabetic

    phdiabetic Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    4.3 today. Slightly too low for my liking, especially since I had a mild hypo soon after. Still trying to get that basal right!
     
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  12. Geordie_P

    Geordie_P Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.8.
    I know that's not bad, but it's higher than I expected given what I ate the day before - I would usually get something in the 4s with the exact same diet: I have put on some weight recently, could that be the reason?
    Another thought is that I've been taking alcohol with my meals to keep my BG down: it works brilliantly in the short term, but is there a 'bounce-back' when you stop?
    Like I said, I know 5.8 is OK and I'm not trying to make a fuss about it, it's just there's a bit of a creeping rise going on, so if anyone has any advice to help me understand the mechanism behind it, I'd be grateful!
     
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  13. phdiabetic

    phdiabetic Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    5.8 is fine - I wouldn't start worrying unless you get a consistent pattern of higher readings. You may be coming down with a cold, or stressed about something, which would raise your blood sugars. After the illness/stress is over, the numbers will come down on their own. If your numbers keep getting higher after 1-2 weeks, then consider other reasons.

    Weight gain can cause insulin resistance, so this definitely is a factor to consider. It's quite possible this has caused higher readings. I don't drink so I can't give you much advice about the alcohol
     
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    Morning folks .. 4.6 at 04.30 .. golf then seeing my lovely grandaughters :happy::happy:
     
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    Morning. 5.6 today. Lovely sunny morning here, off for a pre-work walk shortly.
     
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    Morning everyone, 4.9 today.
     
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    5.3 on this beautiful morning. No work today, so will spend the day outside and enjoy the sun.
     
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  18. Aginoth

    Aginoth Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all

    5,2 @0645

    I think I'll go slightly off Diet this morning and have bacon and eggs for breakfast to celebrate my Birthday :)
     
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  19. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    3.7, a little low, but okay.
     
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  20. 13lizanne

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    fbg 5.8 today
    Happy Birthday @Aginoth
     
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