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Re: [IP] Insulin bad for the body?

>In a message dated 11/12/03 11:43:27 PM US Eastern Standard Time,
>email @ redacted writes:
>>  I was just talking to someone who's had diabetes his whole life (40+
>>  years).
>>  And he said that insulin is bad for the body.  So all diabetes should be on
>>  a no to low carb diets so they don't need to take as much insulin.  He
>>  thinks it's terrible how medical prefessionals tell diabetes - you can eat
>>  like everyone else just take enough insulin to cover it.  This is the first
>>  time I've ever heard this theory.  Is there any truth to this?
>Quick! How many people in the United States use insulin?
>Answer: All of 'em. We just do mechanically what everybody else's body does
>So what's this about insulin being bad for your body? Somebody with diabetes
>eats something, he/she injects insulin. Somebody withOUT diabetes eats
>something, their *own body* "injects" insulin.
>Maybe everybody shouldn't eat carbs? Or is it that everybody *can* eat carbs?
>Even us!
>Jan and ElvisToo

Let's see, how does that go???   "If God didn't want us to eat Carbs 
(animals) he wouldn't have made them taste so good!!!"      ;>)

George   (and anon.)
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