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Re: [IP] Pumping and Alcohol



Thanks John
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Kinsley" <email @ redacted>
To: "Insulin-Pumpers" <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, October 08, 2003 1:15 AM
Subject: [IP] Pumping and Alcohol


> Alcohol may, indeed, lower blood sugars.  Do not count on the carbs in the
> potatoes and grapes.  It is the carbs and sugars that have been converted
to
> alcohol during fermentation.
>
> John Kinsley
> Type 1 - 1956
> MiniMed 507 - 1998
> --------------------------------------
> <snip> .... I was always told that the only effect alcohol would have is
> that it would lower sugar levels but since it is made from potatoes ,
grapes
> etc, it would be sugar and raise the levels. I am not sure.
> Wayne
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