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Ummm what to drink?

Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by Merluna, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. Merluna

    Merluna · Active Member

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    I have a number of social events in the coming weeks where I can enjoy an alcoholic beverage. Any advice on what will effect my bg least? Obviously and mixer would be diet.
    I love peroni and similar beers but am happy drinking wine and spirits!
    I won't drink much as I'm pretty much t total 99% of the time but it being the party season and newly diagnosed though I would check!
    Thanks in advance
    'Chink' :) :) :)
  2. Squire Fulwood

    Squire Fulwood Type 2 · Expert

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    I find that wine is less of a problem. Since the alcohol in wine is produced from sugar being converted the stronger/drier the wine the better for the purposes of diabetes.

    There is not much sugar left in dry/strong wine.
  3. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Distilled spirits have little carbs but try and stay away from Liqueurs, if your drinking wine then stick to the drier versions and not the sweet varieties, beer and lagers contain sugar and can be quite carby.
  4. Anonymous

    Anonymous · Guest

    Ive tried sticking to vodka with maybe diet coke or a small dash of lime and diet lemonade, doesnt bloat me as much as dry wine would :)
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