i'm Confused is my blood too low

Michael Ace
By Michael Ace Latest Reply 2010-07-18 19:50:58 -0500
Started 2010-07-18 10:22:04 -0500

Hello all I'm new to this and it's confusing , I havent got a clue… I started meds yesterday, MEDFOEMEN 500 mg twicw a day, got up today had 108 fasting, ate breakfast 3 eggs 2 glasses orange juice and 3 tortillas, blood was 180 after that. took my pill 1 hour later it was 86 is that too low, my A!C test was 135 ac or 5.9… Confused

7 replies

Harlen 2010-07-18 19:50:58 -0500 Report

Hello and welcome
looks good to me
Its hadr to ajust to the new #s
it takes time .
Best wishes

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Roy531 2010-07-18 10:33:45 -0500 Report

86 is not too low, you do not want to go below 70, good range before eating is between 70 and 120, 2 hours after eating should not be over 140. 2 glasses of orange juice would cause the 180, orange juice is high in sugar and not sure about the totillas, look on the package and see how many carbs are in them. Ask your doctor to send you to a diabetes education class, they will have a dietician there and they can help you with meal planning.


Michael Ace
Michael Ace 2010-07-18 10:40:49 -0500 Report

Thank you what can we drink, milk, juice, diet soda ? i'm really going to try on this becouse it's scarey..Mike

Roy531 2010-07-18 12:08:48 -0500 Report

That's the hard question, myself I drink coffee, some people say it affect the BS but it doesn't mine. Drink water with Crystal Light or Ocean Spray, they are sugar free and taste pretty good. They come in packs you can add to 16.9 ounce bottle of water and shake.

bettymachete 2010-07-18 12:35:43 -0500 Report

Everyone is different, milk spikes my bgl so I stay away from it. A subsitute for milk for me is Almond milk and I try to limit my soda to one can a day. I am drinking liptons diet citrus green tea and water with lemon mostly.