Fear not. I am well aware of the thermal expansion and have carefully factored that in when marking the container. I calculated the optimum discard temperature by determining the benefit of letting the mix cool to room temperature thus extracting 15 BTUs vs the potential cost of another member of the household seeing it, and have wisely chosen to measure and discard while still quite warm.
And to the main topic. I think an experiment is in order. I would like to determine the effect of known diuretics in continent and incontinent patients. My data, n=1, indicate that for incontinent patients the liquid volume is the most significant factor. The diuretic effect is secondary. So secondary as to be unmeasurable.
My premise is that the diuretic effect is only noticeable in continent patients with minimal to no leakage. Data is needed so I am recruiting for study volunteers.
The next time you are going to drink a beer please temporarily forgo the chemical pleasure and rather consume an equivalent volume of water. Measure total output from the time of consumption, TC, until 1 hour later, TC+1, and 2 hours later, TC+2 and record volume. Repeat the test the next day with a beer. Try to keep the daily activity level and liquid consumption consistent for both days.
Clearly a double blind study is out so we can make it a poll survey. ;-)
Post Edited (Worried Guy) : 3/2/2010 6:08:08 AM (GMT-7)