advertisement
 

  Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Ask the Diabetes Team
Question:

From Tampa, Florida, USA:

What is the sugar content of different types of alcohol? Is some liquor better than others? How about vodka? Or beer? Where can you get the nutritional information for alcohol?

Answer:

Before answering your questions, I'd like to point out that alcohol consumption can lead to low blood sugar levels, and your use of alcohol should be discussed with your diabetes team.

Beer has carbohydrate; alcohol products such as vodka have no carb content.

For details, check out In Control -- A Guide for Teens with Diabetes by Jean Betschart, M.N., R.N., C.D.E. and Susan Thom, R.D., L.D., C.D.E., or nutrition books.

SS

Original posting 21 Aug 97

  
advertisement


                 
  Home Return to Top

Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:54
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.

This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Legal Notice, and Privacy Policy.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2015. Comments and Feedback.