Glucose in your blood comes from what you eat and what your liver produces. Your morning fasting reading, presuming you have had nothing to eat in the last 8 hours, will reflect what your liver is producing and not the food you ate the night before. According to SA guidelines, a fasting glucose(done in the morning after fasting for 8 hours) is considered normal if it is less than 6.1, pre-diabetes if it is between 6.1 and 7, and diabetes if it is 7 or more.
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