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I Am Having Problems Regulating My Blood Sugars During The Day. But When I Wake Up I Have Low Blood Sugars. ( I Do Not Have An Appetite)
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My sugar is 28 in the morning at 8 am and a 10.8 in the late afternoon. 6 pm.

I am on Novilin ,2x a day.
Can you tell me what to help in getting my sugars under control.

posted June 10, 2017
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A DiabetesTeam Member

I learned that in Canada that "between 6 and 8 I feel great". Close enough though.

posted June 14, 2017
A DiabetesTeam Member

That sounds like she is Canadian. Our levels are different types than American. Ours should be below 7 unless you are a senior than anything below 10 is excellent.

posted June 14, 2017
A DiabetesTeam Member

physician advice is to take peanut buttered toast before to bed.😉

posted February 4, 2022
A DiabetesTeam Member

I also take my glucose level before my meals and adjust my insulin to my glucose levels. This allows me to keep my glucose level to an average of 4 to 6 Canadian measurements 4.0 mmol/L 72 mg/dl to 6.0 mmol/L 106 mg/dl http://www.joslin.org/info/conversion_table_for... .

posted July 19, 2017
A DiabetesTeam Member

I also take my glucose level before my meals and adjust my insulin to my glucose levels. This allows me to keep my glucose level to an average of 4 to 6 Canadian measurements 4.0 mmol/L 72 mg/dl to 6.0 mmol/L 106 mg/dl http://www.joslin.org/info/conversion_table_for... .

Conversion Table for Blood Glucose Monitoring

People from outside the US may find this table convenient for converting US blood glucose values which are given in mg/dl into values generated by their blood glucose meters, which are generated in mmol/L.

mmol/L mg/dl mmol/L mg/dl mmol/L mg/dl
(Phone number can only be seen by the question and answer creators) 5 7.0 126 16.6 300
0.55 10 7.2 130 17.0 306
1.0 18 7.5 135 18.0 325
1.5 27 7.8 140 19.0 342
2.0 36 8.0 145 20.0 360
2.2 40 8.3 150 20.8 375
2.5 45 8.9 160 22.2 400
2.8 50 9.0 162 23.0 414
3.0 54 9.4 170 24.0 432
3.3 60 10.0 180 25.0 450
3.9 70 10.5 190 26.4 475
4.0 72 11.0 196 27.7 500
4.4 80 11.1 200 30.0 540
4.7 85 12.0 216 33.3 600
5.0 90 12.5 225 38.8 700
5.5 100 13.9 250 40.0 720
6.0 106 14.4 260 44.4 800
6.1 110 15.0 270 50.0 900

posted June 12, 2017 (edited)

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