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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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