I've mentioned how limiting carbs, stress and cycling has allowed me to decrease my daily dose of Lantus about 40%. I am currently prescribed 1000 MG Metformin twice daily. I would like to decrease that to 500 MG twice daily. I have no desire to eliminate it or to increase the Lantus. I have reduced the Metformin to 750 MG twice daily and have experienced some BG instability. My log here stays green but I will have blues and orange giving an overall average that is in the green.
About fasting; If my morning BG is higher than my usual I forgo breakfast until noon. This was the case yesterday. Morning sugars have been running in >76 to <84. Yesterday it was 94 which is not high but I thought I would fast. After I did a fast 1 hr bike ride BG was 84. I ate at noon and 2 hrs later by BG dropped to 63.
This morning I woke up with 58. 2 hours later it was 151, 3.5 hours after eating and a 1 hour bike ride it was 94.
I know this is probably been too much information, but who else can I go to. OK my questions about fasting. I know that several of you are proponents of fasting and actually do a 24 hour fast on occasion with the idea that it reduces the stored sugars in the liver and so reduces morning sugar rise.
Is my timing of doing the 16 hour fast to slightly elevated morning sugars good thinking?
I have read here and other places about exercise causing a temporary rise in BG. I have not seen that in myself, but the opposite. I don't do regular resistance exercise as there is plenty of lifting on the farm.
Is a rise in BG connected to resistance exercise and not aerobic?