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Drinking alcohol

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Bigyin 2, Feb 20, 2018.

  1. Bigyin 2

    Bigyin 2 Type 2 · Newbie

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    going to a wedding in Ireland ,last one ended as a three day bender,newly diagnosed diabetic,read about 3/4 units but not going to happen,advice please
     
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    Mark_1 · Well-Known Member

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    derry60 Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I know what you mean. Why bother having a drink at all if that is all we can have. If I go out for an evening I will have two glasses of wine, and if I am really naughty three, but I do not go out that often and the wine does not seem to spike my BG levels. This is not to say that it may not spike somebody else's though. I will have a cheeky couple on a Friday night
     
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    LouWilk059 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I alternate my wine consumption with a glass of water or diet pop (easier on the system).
     
  5. Juicyj

    Juicyj Type 1 · Moderator
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    Guidelines are just that, however if you are keen to get good BG control then try drinking say red wine and also water between each one to keep your body hydrated, otherwise have a great time, the Irish do host some amazing celebrations ;)
     
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    Bigyin 2 Type 2 · Newbie

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    Just have my normal 8/10 pints each day ,not going to worry about it,up until 14 days ago was oblivious to this condition,so will behave myself for a while after my trip
     
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