Rated 4.4/5 based on 4 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Alcohol Sugar Content Chart

Share
Dr. Brian Lynch
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
515K people helped
1

1
If a diabetic person as a blood sugar content of 417 if given alcohol could be fatal to his health . Like causing death . He have been felling sick for a couple of days then i check his blood sugar and he was 417 then he drink some rum after a few minute

If a diabetic person as a blood sugar content of 417 if given alcohol could be fatal to his health . Like causing death . He have been felling sick for a couple of days then i check his blood sugar and he was 417 then he drink some rum after a few minute

Diabetes and alcohol: As you probably know his blood sugar is very out-of-control. Whether or not he would die from alcohol he should not be drinking any alcohol. It depends on what kind of diabetic he is;yes some diabetics could die with that blood sugar. He needs to be under medical care if he isn't. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Shontae Buffington
Board Certified
11 years in practice
580K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Arthur Heller
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
37 years in practice
17M people helped
2

2
What is the difference between sugar and alcohol sugar?

What is the difference between sugar and alcohol sugar?

Sugar alcohol?: Sugars are simple carbohydrates-single or double sugars. Sugar alcohols like sorbitol, maltitol, etc. Are naturally occurring compounds poorly digested by humans, but fermented by normal gut bacteria. Non nutritive, but sweet tasting. Can cause gas, bloat, cramps, diarrhea when taken in excess. Listed as "sugar alcohol" on "nutrition facts" of packaging. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Shontae Buffington
Board Certified
11 years in practice
580K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Martin Fried
Board Certified, Nutrition
30 years in practice
5M people helped
3

3
Is sugar alcohol , alcohol?

Is sugar alcohol , alcohol?

No: sugar alcohols end in 0H, which puts them in the category of alcohols in general. But the drinking alcohol is ethanol and that is different from the sugar alcohols like xylitol, mannitol, ( you dont get drunk from them) ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. David Sneid
Board Certified, Endocrinology
35 years in practice
38M people helped
4

4
Which alcohol drink contains most sugar?

Which alcohol drink contains most sugar?

The mixer: Alcohol is 7 calories/gram, so the one with the most alcohol has the most calories -- however, they are not sugar. That is found in the mixer, such as soft drinks, fruit juice and the like -- plus all the food you consume while you're drinking. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Shontae Buffington
Board Certified
11 years in practice
580K people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Board Certified, Adolescent Medicine
44 years in practice
19M people helped
5
Dr. Patricia Foster
Board Certified, Psychiatry
38 years in practice
181K people helped
6

6
I feel an urge to drink but I don't know if this means I am am addicted. It is similar to the urge I really want sugar after work, but know it's with alcohol. I have not given in. However, I am scared that this is a problem. Thank you for your response.

I feel an urge to drink but I don't know if this means I am am addicted. It is similar to the urge I really want sugar after work, but know it's with alcohol. I have not given in. However, I am scared that this is a problem. Thank you for your response.

Urge to drink: Don't focus on a label, rather on your pattern of drinking and it's consequences: health, relationships, overall functioning. Do more reading, take some self-tests online, see your pcp for exam and guidance. Baby steps ----> good results. Stay with this issue. Some wise words on craving alcohol: http://step12.com/alcohol-self-test.html . Be safe and value your health. Take care. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Board Certified, Pediatric Endocrinology
22 years in practice
11M people helped
7

7
Are sugar alcohol bad for you?

Are sugar alcohol bad for you?

Diarrhea: They often cause gas, bloating, and diarrhea. Eating foods containing sugar alcohols can cause particular GI distress to those susceptible. If eaten in excess, anyone would be likely to suffer from these side effects. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Thomas Namey
Board Certified, Rheumatology
42 years in practice
69M people helped
8

8
What is in cocktails besides sugar and alcohol?

What is in cocktails besides sugar and alcohol?

Maybe no sugar?: No sugar in a gin and tonic vitamin c in a "screwdriver, " or vodka grape. No sugar in a gin and tonic made with sugar free tonic. Quite variable depending on ingedients. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Board Certified, Psychiatry
49 years in practice
664K people helped
9

9
I heard alcohol is not sweet but people like it anyway. I can't understand how anything besides water could taste good if it doesn't have sugar. Why?

I heard alcohol is not sweet but people like it anyway. I can't understand how anything besides water could taste good if it doesn't have sugar. Why?

Alcohol use: Alcohol is not sweet, beer can be bitter in taste. People like using alcohol for relaxation, socialization, to deal with stresses, to numb the painful feelings from anxiety and depression. Alcohol addiction leads to many complications. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Peter Horvath
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
33 years in practice
115K people helped
10

10
What is the difference between sugar and sugar alcohol?

What is the difference between sugar and sugar alcohol?

Complex chemistry: The correct answer to this involves basic knowledge of carbohydrate biochemistry. Sugar alcohols are hydrogenated forms of carbohydrates. Some simple sugar alcohols are toxic (such as ethylene glycol [antifreeze]), others can be used as food sweeteners, but they are mostly much less sweet that sucrose, which is common table sugar. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Shontae Buffington
Board Certified,
11 years in practice
580K people helped
Continue
72,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook