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Does What You Eat Today Or Tonight Effect Your Fasting Number Tomorrow?

Does What You Eat Today Or Tonight Effect Your Fasting Number Tomorrow?

Many still believe that an elevated Fasting Number is because they ate the wrong thing or ate too late yesterday.

While what you eat can effect the "trend" of your Fasting levels, it's not a one for one reaction.

There is two different ways that Sugar gets into our blood.

The first is from eating.

We eat carbs (or in some cases protein), we digest it, covert the carbs to sugars, suck them out and they end up in the blood stream.

That process can take up to 3 or 5 hours (remember it'sā€¦ read more

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Thanks! Very useful info. šŸ‘Œ

posted 14 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

If I am up late and eat something with a lot carbs I find in the morning my fasting numbers are high and I may have done that last night which would explain the high fasting level. I will just move on and see what it is tomorrow morning.

posted 15 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Wow very interesting šŸ¤” Thank you for sharing

posted 15 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Yes it sure does affect the sugar level too.

posted 15 days ago
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