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

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

  1. Ymdawd

    Ymdawd Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Talking of wardrobes ours used to be shared 50:50. My share 20 years later is down to less than 10%.! Might be given a wardrobe down in the garage the way things are going.?
     
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  2. Ixarix

    Ixarix Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I went out for lunch yesterday. There wasn't any snow yesterday day, just a bit cold. Today we got lots of snow. I have heard the city snow plows go by, we live on a city bus route, and they always get priority for the snow cleared from them, so the road is pretty good. If you're dressed for the cold it can be nice to be out and about in it. Though as I've gotten older I sort of enter hibernation mode and stay in for most of the winter.

    I've been happy with my BG readings lately, they've been pretty steady 6s lately when I've gotten up.
     
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  3. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Master

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    Mr d im glad you had a spiffing day and a good catch up with old friends sounds as if you had an amazing time im so glad your puppy was unphased by all the noise tooas for buying a new shotgun my advice would be NAH save your money unless you plan to make this a regular thing all in all a good day me thinks hope that low bg didnt give you too much trouble either you now i worry about you
     
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  4. Diabeticliberty

    Diabeticliberty · Guest

    @Granny_grump_ and @karen8967 thank you both for your sage advice. To be perfectly honest I no longer have the time to go shooting on a regular basis. Between work and teaching and my dawg and playing piano I barely have enough time to sleep. It was fantastic to go out today but I now realise that it was the company I was in and not shooting the clays that really did it for me.
     
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  5. Diabeticliberty

    Diabeticliberty · Guest

    Lady K I worry about you too :)
     
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  6. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Master

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    Good for you so no buying the shotgun then ... you do lead a very busy life mr d im exhausted reading your reply and i do look forward to your lighthearted posts for a good start to all our days as im sure im not just speaking for myself how is your piano piece coming along have you mastered it yet as you can see i still love my emojis ps what do you teach and whats your dog called
     
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  7. Diabeticliberty

    Diabeticliberty · Guest

    Awwwww Lady K, you are making me blush. The piano is going very well and the one regret I have about it is that I didn't find it 30 years ago. I do love playing however so it doesn't really meter I suppose when I found it. I teach fly fishing for salmon, sea trout, trout and grayling but mainly salmon. I also run fly dressing classes for the same species and dress flies to order. I try not to push that side of what I do too much because it is very time consuming and people are reluctant to pay the rate. My little doggie is called Eden. She was born approximately 200 yards from the River Eden near Carlisle. Hence the name
     
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  8. Ymdawd

    Ymdawd Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    BG of 5.6 at 4.15am
     
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  9. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Up about the same time as you Ymdawd...urghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!
     
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  10. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning...wide awake at 04:00...eventually gave up...got up...full of aches & pains...blitzed the house yesterday...polished...vacuumed ...shampooed carpets...two long walks with the dog...felt virtuous...until this morning...seem to have rediscovered those long lost inner thigh muscles...tendons & ligaments I thought had packed up & left long ago...my plans for today...b***r all...comfy chair...rubbish TV...feet up...do not disturb...woke to a 4.9
     
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  11. Granny_grump_

    Granny_grump_ Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Ymdawd
    Totally agree with you I have found myself questioning what my gp advices after a lifetime of accepting they knew best. Now I'm not so sure especially with diabetes they seem to be almost robotic in they all follow each other's rule of thumb NHS guidelines,well has we have found out on here one size does not fit all. K
     
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  12. Granny_grump_

    Granny_grump_ Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning @Bubbsie and
    @Ymdawd
    Welcome to the wide awake club I've been awake just before 4 am, coming down with a cold took more beechhams tablets drinking hot lemon on settee now with dogs so hubby can get some sleep he's on nights tonight,a little light relief from me coughing. Tested BG at 4 am 6.4 last time I had any food was yesterday lunchtime , ****** tv not working and street alarms are going off, just what I need.
    Congratulations Bubbsie sounds like you had a great workout chill today and give those muscles a rest.
    And Hope Ymdawd we all get some sleep tonight,the dogs take up more of the settee than I and there only pugs! Ha ha! K
     
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  13. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Was just about to reply & empathise with you GG...until I saw the magic words...PUGS...I want a pug...need a pug...would love a pug...swop Harry?...as you can see he doesn't take up much room on the sofa...honest;).
     

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  14. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I initially took my GPs advice for the first couple of months...no need to test...buy a copy of carbs & cals...take the pills (Metformin)...book yourself on an education course...see you in three months...three months later having reduced my BGs from 17.4 at diagnosis to 8.2..because 8.2 kept me in the inadequate control range...he insisted I had to have the maximum dose of Metformin...upped my dosage from 2 500mgs to four 500mgs daily... no credit given for the reduction in my BG...or weight loss...came home...thought about it...wrote to him...explained all my concerns...he was on the phone straight away...had a very long conversation with him...no medication increase...now...during my appointments.we have discussions about my treatment...make a joint decision...and he is learning more about diabetes after each one
     
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  15. Diabeticliberty

    Diabeticliberty · Guest

    Feliĉa dimanĉo al ĉiuj vi kaj eble via tago pleniĝu de aventuro. I have a lovely bruise on the top of my shoulder from mid handling the gun yesterday. It looks for all the world like the number 3.5 and my waking blood sugars are 3.5mmols. I am now away for a jaunty Sunday morning with my doggie
     
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  16. Mbaker

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

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    4.4 @ 06.54
     
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  17. Bill_Tanner

    Bill_Tanner Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.9 at 0830 - went to bed three hours later than usual, woke up 2 hours later and my reading slightly higher than normal for me I hate changes in routine!
     
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  18. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    An 8.6 as stopped being so obsessive with my diabetes.
    I guess I'll have to lift the gauntlet again after xmas. All the testing and constantly at it isn't possible for me 24/7. Christmas is coming! My kids don't want my management stopping their fun, neither do I.
    Diabetes is having to come 2nd for a while!
     
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  19. Bill_Tanner

    Bill_Tanner Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I wish I could stop my obsession
     
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  20. Granny_grump_

    Granny_grump_ Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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