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Can diabetics drink whisky?

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Deeksha Khare says

Yes, the diabetic patient can drink whisky but in moderation. According to American Diabetic Association, adult men with diabetes should not have more than two drinks per day and adult women should not have more than one drink per day, of alcohol.But people with medical problems such as liver disease, pancreatitis, chronic kidney disease, advanced neuropathy and those with the history of alcohol abuse should avoid drinking. Whisky should be considered in addition to regular food and no meal should be skipped as alcohol can cause hypoglycaemia because alcohol does not require insulin for metabolism.