Re: [IP] beer, eh?
"In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame,
two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress."-John Adams (1735-1826)
On Aug 31, 2012, at 3:25 PM, Nick Trubov <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Be advised that diabetics are SUPPOSED to be alcoholics. At least I am. I've
> been a practicing alcoholic for over ..... gee, let me get my calculator
> 1964. How many years IS that, anyway? I am also a cheap bastard, so once upon
> time I decided to make my own. It is a LOT less expensive if you make your
> Now, of course, it is perfectly legal (in MOST states) to do just that. Back
> 1964 no one knew for sure.
> So, now to the actual present. I stopped making beer just a couple of years
> due to another completely unrelated thing. But let me tell you, beer has a
> of carbohydrates in it before it brews and a few left over AFTER it is
> brewing. Dark beer, especially, has a lot of carbohydrates. They are (malted
> barley is what it actually is) used to balance the flavor. That is why they
> taste so good (right?).
> So, here's the solution. Take some more insulin. If your blood sugar goes up
> more than you thought it would, take MORE insulin. But be very very careful
> since alcohol (which is USUALLY contained in that beer) can affect your liver
> and slow down the release of glycogen and your blood sugar will fail to come
> when it needs to do so.
> So, consider there are at least two slices of toast in your glass of dark
> Enjoy it but bolus for it. If you want to drink more, make sure that your
> significant other (how much did HE -- or she -- have to drink) knows how to
> some MORE CHO into your poor old body. And I use the word "old" rhetorically.
> That's my story and I'm sticking to it. Hold on, I need to go get some more
> Nick Trubov
> ntrubov at swbell dot net
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