First of all diabetes type 2 runs in the family. My moms parents (grandpa passed away was on pills and shots at the end ) grandma is on insulin. Dad is on pills. And a few other family members on my moms side of the family. A few yrs ago I was having some hypo feelings and A1c was done at that time 5.5. I was told to test when I feel low which I did and got some low 70's and high 60's. Also had some 160's and 180's once. I was told I didn't need to test again after a second A1c came back 5.5.
After this I watched what I ate I'm about 10-20 lbs overweight and I'm on Crestor for cholesterol. Recently I had another A1c done and it came back as 6.1.
So know I was told to watch my carbs and sugar intake and to test before I ate and when I go to bed.
My glucose reading in the morning is between 70-100 which is normal.
My readings after I eat rise to 130's-160's between 1-2 hours after eating.
Just last week I had cinnamon rolls and juice for breakfast in fact I was so hungry I had 3 and feel asleep after the 3d one woke up and tested my sugar at 122 this would have been 3 hrs after I ate and from what I understand it should be below 120 two hrs after eating.
How many carbs a day or per a meal should I eat. I was not told this after talking with my doctor and I've looked every where and have not found the information.
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