Holiday Drinking: Do You Worry About Your Blood Sugar Levels?
If you plan to consume wine and other alcoholic beverages during the holiday season, you might worry about increasing your blood sugar levels. A high blood sugar content can be dangerous for people who have diabetes or who are borderline diabetic. Here are ways you can keep your blood sugar levels down and still enjoy the holiday season. Drink Your Beverages Straight or Responsibly Although gin, brandy, and a number of other whiskeys and hard liquors don't have sugar in them, while mixed drinks, such as pina coladas, daiquiris, and creme de menthes are high in sugar.