Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
191 Doctors are Online

Diabetes & Alcohol

I have been recently diagnosed as diabetic. I am a regular social drinker , My frequency is twice a week and every time I drink 4 Large Whisky with soda. I want to know, how this will affect my health?

Asked On : Wed, 24 Feb 2010
Answers:  1 Views:  828
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
  Anonymous's Response

Hi.. Alcohol consumption is harmful if you are known to have diabetes.. Episodes of hypoglycemia (low sugars) are very frequent, if you consume alcohol.. Hypogylcemia can cause dangerous complications. Hence to avoid such potentially serious complications and to prevent atherosclerotic changes which can cause heart disease, you may have to quit alcohol...

Answered: Fri, 26 Feb 2010
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor