From Lincoln, Nebraska, USA:
I was just recently told I have adult onset diabetes. I want to know if it is safe to drink vodka. I thought it didn't raise blood sugar. Is there any other alcohol that would be better?
Consuming alcohol can be tricky business with diabetes. I would recommend that you consult your physician and your health care team regarding specific liquors you have in mind. A majority of medications for diabetes are contraindicated for people who consume alcohol because of the side effects (possible hypoglycemia, etc).
Original posting 16 Sep 2005
Posted to Meal Planning, Food and Diet
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:04
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