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Diabetic Heart Disease

Diabetes and Alcohol Do's and Don'ts


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. 

Two if you are a man or one drink if you are a woman:

One alcoholic drink  means:

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5 oz. glass of wine

1 .5 oz. "shot" of liquor 

12 oz. beer



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Last Reviewed: May 23, 2014