Can people with diabetes drink alcohol? Yes, but alcohol affects them in different ways. As DiabeticDanica explains, alcohol can wreak havoc on your blood sugar levels, and impact your ability to intelligently manage your condition if you find yourself in a dangerous situation. Watch for tips and advice on how to drink responsibly when you have diabetes.
When choosing what to drink, there are a couple of main considerations relevant to your diabetes to take into account. The first consideration is whether, or how much, the drink will affect your blood sugar levels. The other main consideration, which will be relevant to all of us to some degree but of particular relevance for those of us watching our weight, is to consider the calorie content of drinks.