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Facts1962

water making a difference

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Facts1962

Yesterday and today I ate the same exact thing for breakfast and lunch. yesterday before lunch I was at 90mgs and 2 hours after lunch it was 110mgs.

 

Today before lunch it was 76mgs, after lunch 98mgs. The only thing I did differently today is I made sure to drink 14ozs of water before and after each meal, where as yesterday I only had 14ozs of water before breakfast and some water after lunch.

 

Drinking a lot of water is important.

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Kit

there's not enough difference in those numbers to say really

 

Yesterday you rose 20 points from before to 2 hours after.

Today you rose 22 points.

 

So basically the same rise for the same meal both times.  Today was lower, but that's because you were lower to begin with.

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JohnSchroeder

How much glucose did your liver release both days?

 

Like Kit said, there is only 2 points difference in the delta each day.  If you argue that the starting numbers are different, I can point to liver dump as well as variability in testing.

 

Good numbers both days though!

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Facts1962

I've always had a problem with dehydration. I never use to drink water, except with a meal. I was never much of a pop or juice drinker either, preferred milk instead. My doctor told me that dehydration can be a factor in hyperglycemia and generally recommend drinking half your body weight in water daily to hydrate the kidneys and have them function optimally.

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TX_Clint

Let me see.... mmm.... 12 gallons of water.... ain't gonna happen. 2 gallons for me is about right or a little under 10% of my body weight. Even if you weigh 100lbs thats 50 lbs of water or about 6 gallons of water to reach half your body weight.

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stevenal

Maybe that's supposed to be half your body weight as measured in pounds, in ounces of water. That would be a little over 6 glasses for that 100 lb person.

Too much water is also not good.

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Facts1962

Sorry, I forgot to say half your body weight in ounces. So if it's 100 lbs then drink 50ozs

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Kit

That's good to hear.  I was worried there that if I had to drink 65-70 pounds of water a day that I'd never make it out of the bathroom.  :D

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