I discuss considerations to be made by diabetics when consuming alcoholic beverages and impact of various alcoholic drinks on blood sugar levels. I explain how much carbohydrates is included in beer, wine, spirits, mixed drinks, and cocktails and share how I adjust my medication and insulin dosage when I drink alcohol. I talk about short term and long term impact of alcohol consumptions on diabetics.
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0:43 Are diabetics allowed to drink alcohol?
1:03 Maximum recommended alcohol consumption
1:18 What do different kinds of alcohol do with your blood sugar and how much carbs they contain
3:33 Drop of blood sugar after drinking alcohol
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When you are a diabetic and plan to drink alcohol make sure to carry your medical ID card and any other diabetes identification you use. When you plan to drink alcohol with your friends please let them know what to do if case of hypoglycaemia. In this video I do not recommend anyone to drink alcohol. I am only sharing my experience with alcohol as a type 1 diabetic and talk about generally known facts related to alcohol consumption by diabetics.
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