What Are Facts About Diabetes and Alcohol Consumption?

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These messages are for mutual support and information sharing only. Always consult your doctor before trying anything you read here.
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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