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when do you drink your coffee?

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by Pura Vida, Nov 18, 2020.

  1. Pura Vida

    Pura Vida Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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  2. Tophat1900

    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    I drink it after breakfast.... cortisol is an issue for me because of prednesalone use and I just get a slower rise in glucose levels if I drink it after the meal.

    BUT, I must drink it... I cannot survive without it. It is critical to my health. Without it, I'm like a car without an engine. :D
     
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  3. hankjam

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

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    At 06:30 I have a cup of tea.
    At 10:30 I have a cup of coffee, 30 g beans ground and filtered.
    At 13:00 I have a small bowl of chicken stock soup.
    At 19:00 I have a light supper, meat and a veg

    Not too sure the coffee is going to do anything to my carbs, having read the article.
     
  4. Jo_the_boat

    Jo_the_boat Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    All day.
    3 or 4 full strength in the morning then decaff for the rest of the day. Up to 10 in total.
     
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  5. KK123

    KK123 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Around 8am but it lasts until around 5pm. :)
     
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  6. LaoDan

    LaoDan Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Triple shot espresso at 6am
     
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  7. Tophat1900

    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    One cup lasts that long? :wideyed:

    Or are you just in a state of constant refill?
     
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  8. KK123

    KK123 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    One cup? One cup? Are you mad!!!!;)
     
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  9. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    When I am hungry I have a mug of coffee and cream. So maybe 10.30 am and again at 2.30 pm. So that's both before 'breakfast' as I don't eat until 3pm at the earliest.
     
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  10. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    When a awake I test FBG then it's down stairs for a coffee normally a cappuccino espresso this can be anytime between 6 AM and 7:30 AM

    After breakfast and during the day I tend to drink espressos black with a small amount of sweetener when I have coffee otherwise it;s cups of tea.
     
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    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Well, no, I drink a reasonable amount of coffee per day so I don't think I'm mad, but I was concerned by your statement. I was also picturing that you had a gigantic cup, but wanted to clarify the situation. I didn't want to come across as mad.
     
  12. KK123

    KK123 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Tophat, I was having a little joke at my own expense, definitely not yours. I think it fell a bit flat (white please)! I love coffee like you, I actually have a cup first thing then probably 2 more during the rest of the day. x
     
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  13. B1GSTU

    B1GSTU Type 2 · Member

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    About 5 or 6 cups a day strong and black is how I drink it, only thing that gets me through work lol. Don't eat breakfast so no issue there.
    :banghead:
     
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  14. In Response

    In Response Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I don't drink coffee but expect it would have an impact on my blood sugars. Not because of the caffeine (teas does not make a difference and I drink a lot of that) but because even the smell makes me feel nauseous so the taste is probably likely to result in ... what is the best way for me to put this? ... not fully digesting all the carbs I last injected insulin for.

    I am jealous of all the coffee lovers.
    When travelling in Italy, for example, it is part of the local culture I am entirely unable to experience.
     
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  15. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    My morning coffees are my breakfast.. 3 large mugs with double cream every day.
     
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    ert Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I have coffee and cream for breakfast. I have three of these during my (dirty) fasting period.
     
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  17. Pasha

    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    Five times a day, each drink is 4.5 grams finely ground dark roast coffee on 70 grams water. ie Turkish coffee.No sweetener.

    Time frame anywhere between 05:00 to 15:00. After that just hibiscus tea, with artificial sweetener.
     
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  18. Tophat1900

    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Not at all.

    It's all fine... just having a laugh, which apparently is good for thy health.... unless you have mouthfull of coffee ;)
     
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    Ushthetaff Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Only normally drink one cup sorry large mug a day as soon as I get up , it’s very strong and black , I use to drink more but had an episode of the shakes once due to too much caffeine so only one mug for me now .
     
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    JoKalsbeek Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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