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Is It Possible To Drink Alcohol If I Have Diabetes
How much, how often: An occasional drink is generally not harmful to most diabetics, but it depends on how "brittle" their diabetes is. In people who are not well controlled, alcohol will worsen that control. Safe drinking limits in men (2 standard drinks/day) and women and older men (1 drink/day) are not recommended in people with diabetes. You should talk to your doctor, who knows your situation, to get advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
The plain facts: In order to keep as healthy as possible and maintain a normal weight and blood glucose level, a person must follow a strict diet designed by an expert in diabetes. If alcohol is drunk, it either replaces a more nourishing food or adds unwanted calories+weight. It is up to the individual with diabetes to decide, but if brittle, young or pregnant be especially careful. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not safe: www.drugs.com concomitant use of amphetamines and ethanol should be avoided if possible, especially in patients with a history of heart disease. The alcohol potentiates the effects of the amphetamines in the cardiovascular system leading to an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, in moderation.Get a more detailed answer ›
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Alcohol: Depends on the type of neurologic issue, severity & duration, & what treatment u r getting for it (medications). However, generally speaking, i would not recommend it. ...Read more
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