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... A fasting blood glucose of 110 is borderline for a condition called "impaired glucose tolerance", which is usually a precursor to diabetes. ... (2 replies)
... Well, I'm diabetic and sugar makes me tired and sleepy, too. The less carbohydrates I eat, the better I feel. So, I would say that you have symptoms of diabetes or insulin resistance. You have got problems with carbohydrates according to your symptoms. ... (5 replies)
... thanks cora, i intend to get my meter updated, i did this testing before and i beleive the level was slighted high but not enougth for the dr to be concerned. ... (3 replies)

... Sorry Tony, but I can't give you any advice. It doesn't really sound like diabetes and if the blood work comes back normal, you are probably ok. ... (3 replies)
... Type 2 diabetes can come on this fast as well. My father had it hit hard and was on insulin almost from the first test. Went from nothing to being on insulin shots. ... (17 replies)
... o feel your frustration. Especially when you're new at this. The doctors do their best but they're often from different trains of thought and schooling and their diabetes education is weak unless they're an endocrinologist. This is where message boards can come in real handy. ... (7 replies)
... If you can get your hands on a meter, you can test yourself easily. Otherwise, I would simply ask your doc for a blood test for it. ... (1 replies)
Type 2 Diabetes?
Apr 4, 2006
... It is not wise to do this test yourself. If you are really having problems with your sugar level, it is possible you could have a reaction requiring immediate medical care. ... (6 replies)
... Hi. Thanks for the response. My problem is I didn't explain in great detail my situation. I'm not going to a regular doctor in the morning. ... (5 replies)
... You will be told to fast the night before to get a fasting blood glucose level. They will also run tests for cholesterol, triglyercides and other kidney and liver function tests. ... (5 replies)
Am I a Diabetic?
Dec 26, 2005
... Well, doesn't sound like diabetes off the top. ... (9 replies)
... Actually a glucose tolerance test is a better marker for diabetes earlier! ... (2 replies)
... she can probably take over your diabetes care in addition to the thyroid. I would hope that an endo would be more willing to "fill out the paperwork" for you to have more test strips. ... (6 replies)
... days, and if your numbers are much above that, then you probably have diabetes and that would definitely explain the fatigue. ... (16 replies)
... hour glucose test in feb 2011 and the number on the 2nd hour was 72. I am 52 y.o. Before all my health issues I was 114 lbs at 5'6". ... (12 replies)
... Also, have you ever tested yourself for ketones? ... (12 replies)
... out by testing to see how many points down you will go per unit of insulin that you take. An excellent book to buy is "Using Insulin". It is one of the "bibles" for insulin users. ... (4 replies)
... Google the website blood sugar 101 and educate yourself about diabetes. I know you were only diagnosed as insulin resistant, but it's helpful info as insulin resistance is a big part of type 2 diabetes. ... (2 replies)
... As Cora said, everyone is different. I have found that for me it is portion control. ... (2 replies)
... your liver may dump additional glucose to keep you energized. So the overnight fasting typically works better. In addition to that, one of the best ways to check for diabetes is to see how you react to carbs. Test yourself if you can 2 hours after a meal or get an oral glucose tolerance test. ... (3 replies)




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