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When should I have my FBS and PPBS tested?

I started intermittent fasting a week ago. I am following the 8:16 pattern - if there is such a thing. After dinner around 8 pm I skip bf the next morning and have my first meal of the day between 1 and 2 pm. My dinner is around 9 pm. So roughly it is 16 hours or so of fasting with an 8-hr eating 'window'.

In a few weeks I have my next appointment with the doctor. When I used to eat bf I had my FBS tested at 8 am, have bf and test PPBS two hours after bf. Those doing the 8:16 (or similar) IF please advise me on when to do my FBS and PPBS tests. Do I do my FBS in the morning and the PPBS after my first meal of the day at 1 pm or do I test FBS at 1 pm just before my meal and PPBS two hours after?

Thanks.

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I think you should test your FBS in the morning (before BF, any medicine or any exercise) and test your PPBS two hours after your first meal.

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Intermittant fasting is OK if you are not on medication.Otherwise you may have to reconder your decision of skipping meals.Fasting does not always result in better sugar control.Intelligent eating helps.

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