Originally Posted by bigred
Yes, they can initially raise blood glucose. But according to my diabetic specialists you can suffer from hypos later as the liver is having to deal with the alcohol before it does its normal glucose stuff.
oh found a quote from https://www.diabetes.co.uk/diabetes-and-alcohol.html
Originally Posted by casebro
I've been t1 for thirty years, always drank too much but only in the evenings though. I'm 50 in july and have no complications whatsoever. My BMI is on the lower end of the normal range.
I find that older t1 diabetics generally look after themselves in terms of their diet, the carbs vs insulin injections focus the mind, or they would have died years ago.
Not sure whether alcohol is helping or hindering, though it does raise then lower your blood glucose later which can be helpful in certain situations.