What Are Facts About Diabetes and Alcohol Consumption?

Q:
What are facts about diabetes and alcohol consumption?

A:
People with diabetes who drink should follow these alcohol consumption guidelines:

  • Always wear a medical alert piece of jewelry that says you have diabetes.
  • Avoid “sugary” mixed drinks, sweet wines, or cordials.
  • Drink alcohol only with food.
  • Do not drink more than two drinks of alcohol in a one-day period if you are a man, or one drink if you are a woman.
  • Drink slowly.
  • Mix liquor with water, club soda, or diet soft drinks.

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