Clinical Diet

What is the effect of alcohol on the diabetic patient? People with diabetes should be particularly careful about alcohol consumption, since alcohol does not require insulin in order to be metabolized and can cause hypoglycemic episodes, while its effect can lead to severe hypoglycemia even 24 hours after consumption. Consuming alcoholic beverages along with food has a small direct impact on...

In 2016, approximately 422 million people have had diabetes with this number increasing every year. The first line of defense to prevent and treat diabetes is diet and exercise. American Diabetes Association recommends that diabetic patients participate in a health-care intervention program for as part of their treatment, but stresses that there is not a single model of nutrition for everyone; on...