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Non Diagnosed with high morning readings

    Hi I have a family history of diabetes to include 2 aunts and a brother. I started to monitor my levels just as a precaution per my brothers request. My morning fasting number is around 130 however my readings throughout the day before and after meals are fine 95 example 2 hrs after breakfast. Should I be concerned about these morning highs? I have heart disease and am over weight however I am also recently back in the gym to do something about it. I also do not sleep well at all, could poor sleep have anything to do with them? Please advise. Many thanks for your time. Kind Regards, Bri
  • Clara Schneider, MS, RD, RN, CDE, LDN PROFESSIONAL
    Dear Bri, Please make an appointment with your doctor so he/she can confirm your blood glucose readings and based on these readings if you will be diagnosed with diabetes or pre-diabetes. Discuss with your doctor the exercise you are doing and the problem with sleep. Sleep will affect your blood glucose levels. Ask your doctor for the name of a dietitian, diabetes educator to help you loose weight. Please let us know how you make out. Clara Schneider MS,RD,RN,CDE,LDN