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Alcohol and Diabetes

TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR DIABETES® – THE PODCAST! ...With Expert Endocrinologists Living with T1D, Drs. Steven V. Edelman & Jeremy Pettus

Alcohol and Diabetes

Alcohol can be a hard topic to discuss with your doctor, so we’re breaking down everything you need to know to safely consume alcohol with diabetes. Drs. E and P are discussing the nutritional content of the different types of alcohol, how each can affect your blood sugar differently, and their recommendations for alcoholic drinks that won’t wreck your blood sugar. They’re also dishing out advice to prepare for a big night out to make sure you can enjoy yourself, while being safe and making sure you have the right diabetes supplies available. 

Questions We Will Cover in this Episode:
  • Can people with diabetes drink alcohol?
  • How can I prepare for a night of drinking?
  • What is considered a serving size of alcohol?
  • Does alcohol raise or lower your blood sugar?
  • What are the nutritional values we should be paying attention to with alcoholic drinks?
  • What are the nutritional breakdowns for light beer, IPAs, wine, hard alcohol and mixed drinks?
  • What are diabetes-friendly alcoholic drinks? 

Nutritional Breakdown of Different Types of Alcohol:  https://tcoyd.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/AlcoholicBeverages.jpg

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