Is it bad for a diabetic to drink alcohol?

How much? More than one drink a day is bad for every one. Please note that one drink is just 14 gm of alcohol.

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Is it possible to drink alcohol if I have diabetes?

Yes. As long as you do it in moderation: maximun daily intake: 2 for males, 1 for females (the recommended dose is due to the difference in alcohol metabolism between the males vs. Females.). Read more...
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 more...

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...

Can you experience low blood sugar without being diabetic? Happens in morning if dont eat enough night before, drink alcohol or excessive exercise.

Hypoglycemia. Hypoglycemia is medical term for low blood sugar. If you're otherwise healthy, and don't take any medications to purposefully lower your blood sugar, your body will usually adjust glucose (sugar) production to keep you from experiencing low blood sugar. Diabetes mellitus leads to high sugars. Excessively low sugars only come about b/c taking medication usually insulin or sulfonylureas w/o eating. Read more...