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Diabetes and Alcohol Do's and Don'ts

 

 

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  • Drink alcohol only with food and  drink slowly
  • Avoid "sugary" mixed drinks, sweet wines, or cordials.
  • Mix liquor with water, club soda, or diet soft drinks.
  • Always wear a medical alert piece of jewelry that says you have diabetes.
  • Do not drink more than 1-2 drinks of alcohol in a one-day period (2 if you are a man or 1 drink if you are a woman).
One alcoholic drink  means:
   

 

 

   
5 oz. glass of wine 1 .5 oz. "shot" of liquor 12 oz. beer

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Last Reviewed: May 23, 2014

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