How Two Irish Brothers with Type 1 Diabetes Brew Their Own Zero-Sugar Beer

Beer has a special place among the foods and beverages that are problematic for people with diabetes. Enjoy a few cans or pints and the carbohydrate content can push your blood sugar way up … just before the alcohol brings you back down with a thud. While there are lower-carb beers available, it’s mostly “lite” […]

Drink to That: How to Safely Consume Alcohol with Diabetes

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Cheryl Alkon We’re already thinking about carbs and calories all the time, and adding alcohol into the mix makes things more complex. ­Experts share their best advice on how to safely drink when living with diabetes. People who choose to drink alcohol typically do so […]

Diabetes and Hangovers: What You Need to Know

Anyone who lives with diabetes knows that a hangover can wreak havoc not only on productivity and sense of well-being but also on your blood sugars, leaving them unpredictable for hours and even days. When you’ve had too much to drink and you’re feeling hungover, what can you do? This article will touch upon the […]

Sugar-Free and Dairy-Free White Russian

This content originally appeared on TCOYD: Taking Control of Your Diabetes. Republished with permission.This twist on the classic White Russian is made without Kahlua, which reduces the sugar in the cocktail. It can also be made to taste with almond milk instead of coconut milk if one is preferred over the other. Sugar-Free and Dairy […]