Diabetes and Alcohol
I Take Insulin, Can I Drink Alcohol?
If you take insulin, say to manage diabetes, you may be very concerned about what you can and cannot do. Can those taking insulin drink alcohol? Find out if alcohol poses a risk.
Drinking Alcohol and Diabetes
Some people who have diabetes can safely drink moderate amounts of alcohol, but for others any amount of alcohol intake can have very negative health consequences.
Toasting the Holidays with Diabetes
Having diabetes can make toasting the season a little more complicated, according to About.com Diabetes Guide Debra Manzella, RN.
Through oxidation, alcohol is detoxified and removed from the blood, preventing the alcohol from accumulating and destroying cells and organs.
Alcohol and Diabetes
Having diabetes does not prevent the consumption of alcoholic drinks, but there are some considerations.
Evening Drinking & Diabetes
Moderate consumption of alcohol in the evening may predispose patients to hypoglycemia after breakfast the next morning.