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Re: [IP] beer, eh?



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 "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:

> Denise,
> 
> 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
> a
 > time I decided to make my own. It is a LOT less expensive if you make your
own.
 > Now, of course, it is perfectly legal (in MOST states) to do just that. Back
in
> 1964 no one knew for sure.
> 
 > So, now to the actual present. I stopped making beer just a couple of years
ago
 > due to another completely unrelated thing. But let me tell you, beer has a
lot
 > of carbohydrates in it before it brews and a few left over AFTER it is
finished
 > 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
up
> when it needs to do so.
> 
 > So, consider there are at least two slices of toast in your glass of dark
beer.
> 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
> pump
> 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 
> beer.
> 
> NT
> ==========================
> Nick Trubov
> ntrubov at swbell dot net
> ==========================
> .
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