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How does alcohol affect your blood sugar level?

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17 Sep 2016 - General
 

Alcohol is formed by the fermentation of sugar. It is classified as a depressant and a sedative hypnotic drug. It is rapidly absorbed by the stomach and gives it's effects almost all the organs immediately. Alcohol consumption is very prevalent all over the world and hence it has become a famous topic to discuss. How does it affect the blood sugar level. It directly increases the sugar level and decrease the sensitivity of insulin. In patients with chronic liver disease due to alcohol may present with glucose intolerance or diabetes. Not only increasing the risk of type 2 diabetes, it addresses all aspect of life. So it is better if you tolerate it or quit it.

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