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Re: [IP] about alcohol



Sounds to me like the class clown finally earned a gold star!!!!!!

----- Original Message -----
From: "Leigh Steed" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, May 02, 2003 2:54 PM
Subject: [IP] about alcohol


> Hi Chris,
>  Yep that's right. I also heard from a colleague that they did this during
> Hurricane Andrew for people who couldn't get any insulin. Of course, it
only
> works for a little while and then everything goes to **** in a handbasket
from
> the absolute insulin deficiency. The blood glucose will also rise from the
carbs
> in the drink itself so it is a fine balance. Not to mention the difficulty
an
> intoxicated person with diabetes has in recognition of hypos. Even people
around
> you might overlook unusual behaviors.
> Leigh
>
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> Hi Leigh!
> I am certainly not going  to argue with someone who has a "black belt" in
> Diabetes. <G>
> But, I do have a question.  I remember hearing once  that before insulin
was
> discovered that a  treatment for diabetes was to drink wine.  My
> understanding is that it keeps the liver busy and it doesn't put out
> glucose.
> However, I also heard that more than one or two glasses will make blood
> sugars rise from the carbohydrates in the drink.
> Am I in the ballpark?
> Thanks,
> Chris
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