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If I drink alcohol the night before a routine type 1 diabetic blood test will it show up?

If I drink alcohol the night before a routine type 1 diabetic blood test will it show up?

It might: Alcohol is metabolized by your body as sugar, and so a test for diabetes might be positive, of course depending on how much alcohol was consumed.. ...Read more

Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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I had a glucose intolerence test done i was told i was on the verge of becoming a diabetic what diet should I follow and can I drink alcohol ?

I had a glucose intolerence test done i was told i was on the verge of becoming a diabetic what diet should I follow and can I drink alcohol ?

Eat whole foods: Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes your blood sugar which increases Insulin and promotes weight gain. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and 3-4 oz protein with each meal 5 hours apart. Small amt alcohol ok. ...Read more

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How long after taking the abortion pill can I drink alcohol?

How long after taking the abortion pill can I drink alcohol?

-ve regnancy test!: You should wait until a negative pregnancy test and the arrival of your menstrual period before consuming alcohol after taking Plan B - it is not 100% effective in pregnancy prevention.. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily throughout your reproductive life. ...Read more

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I've been taking azithromycine each second day, one pill. Tomorrow I will take 250 mg pill at 2 pm and have a party at 7 pm - can I drink alcohol?

I've been taking azithromycine each second day, one pill. Tomorrow I will take 250 mg pill at 2 pm and have a party at 7 pm - can I drink alcohol?

To good health: If you are taking antibiotics for an infection -in your case azithromycin, you should really focus on getting well. Especially since you are still early in the treatment. This means, staying up late, drinking alcohol etc are not recommended. Is this going to harm you? Probably not if it is only one drink but you should give your body a break since alcohol is a toxin, technically speaking. ...Read more

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I had unsafety relations with my boyfriend, I took the Levonogestrel pill 24 hrs. later, at 11 AM. If I drink alcohol at 10 PM could be an interection?

No serious ones: There shouldn't be any serious drug interactions with levonogestrel and alcohol. However, alcohol can impair your judgment and predispose you to having more unsafe sexual relations in the future. Ask yourself if you want to be in in this relationship long term and discuss other forms of contraception with your Dr. ...Read more