The guidelines we encourage are to maintain levels under 140 mg/dl post-prandial (2 hours after a meal.) having a history of pregestational diabetes makes it even more important to stay on top of your numbers, you may find it helpful to check often so you can best observe the trends in your body..
While elevated blood glucose levels are bad news shall find. my fg was 90 ies with less than .5 ketone. a1c 5.7, so today i did glucose and ketone 2.5 hr after my lg meal. glucose 84 (4.6) and ketone .7. with a gki of about 6.6. does this sound right, maybe im missing something, but i’m pretty sure im keto adapted. great post! quick.
Stress. while insulin and glucagon control blood glucose levels directly, the stress hormone cortisol also leads to increased blood glucose. this is an essential part of the “fight or flight” response, because a short-term stressor like discovering a predator or realizing a possession is missing could lead to increased demands for glucose as the body needs to run or engage in combat..