Avoiding Lows While Drinking Alcohol
Yes, people with diabetes can drink alcohol, but there are a few very important things to keep in mind. Alcohol can actually lead to hypoglycemia in the hours after you drink—especially if you take insulin.
Here’s what you need to know:
- Learn more in our Guide to Drinking Alcohol with Diabetes.
Educational content related to severe hypoglycemia is made possible with support from Lilly Diabetes, an active partner of Beyond Type 1 at the time of publication. Editorial control rests solely on Beyond Type 1.