Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
High morning blood sugar readings
I have been diagnosed prediabetic in the last 6 months due to a slightly elevated A1C and both my parents are type 2. I'm 51 years old.  I'm not currently taking meds, opting to lose weight, diet, and exercise instead.  Now that I'm eating low carb, I'm trying  to understand why 2 hours after meals my blood sugar is typically between 70 and 90 but nearly every morning after fasting all night it's typically 102-115.  I've read about the dawn phenomenon and wonder if this is the cause.  Does anyone know how to help control the dawn phenomenon?  
Cancel
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
Congrats on taking control of your diabetes.
Some find that a high protein/fat snack (cheese and peenutbutter) before bed helps with DP
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Avatar universal
Thank you.  I have read that so I do typically have a protein snack before bed. For example, last night my reading was 70 before going to bed so I had some nuts and cheese.  When I got up this morning, BG was 102.  Still trying to understand what would make my numbers jump 32 points while fasting.  Doesn't make sense to me.  
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Do you know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Answer
Post Answer
A
A
Blank
Diabetes Tracker
Track glucose levels, and other diabetes measurements, symptoms and medications
Start Tracking Now
Blank
FoodDiary Tracker
Track Your Daily Carbs and Overall Diet
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
973741 tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom A fall chill is in the air.... Comment
16 hrs ago
649848 tn?1484935765
Blank
Barb135 commented on Dee1956's status
Oct 15
649848 tn?1484935765
Blank
Barb135 commented on KeeLolo's status
Oct 15
Diabetes Prevention & Pre-Diabetes Community Resources