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Yo Yo blood glucose, despite eating the exact same thing.

Discussion in 'Type 2 with Insulin' started by markpj31, Jan 26, 2022.

  1. EllieM

    EllieM Type 1 · Moderator
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    You can buy urine testing strips from the chemist, which aren't a bad indicator.
     
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    It depends what your body is familiar with. Our bodies adapt pretty well.
    If your body is used to values in the teens, 7 or 8 could feel hypo.
    My partner, who does not have diabetes, tests occasionally. I have never seen a value from him higher than 5.2 and, after a cycle ride, he has been in the high 3s. He does not experience hypo symptoms. And nor should he as these values are normal.
     
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    markpj31 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    True. I went through a honeymoon phase in 2019 of BSG around 4-6's (somehow) and once I drank a bottle of wine, tested and it was 4 but didn't feel any different. Like you mentioned, I think it is based on where you normally sit blood sugar wise and what your body is used to.
     
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