Effect of Alcohol Consumption on Diabetes Mellitus

  title={Effect of Alcohol Consumption on Diabetes Mellitus},
  author={Andrea Howard and Julia H Arnsten and Marc N. Gourevitch},
  booktitle={Annals of Internal Medicine},
Key Summary Points Best evidence suggests that moderate alcohol consumption is associated with a reduced incidence of diabetes mellitus. Some evidence suggests that heavy alcohol use may be associated with an increased incidence of diabetes mellitus. There is no evidence of an acute effect of moderate alcohol ingestion on glycemic control. The effect of alcohol use on diabetes self-care behaviors has not been well studied. Limited evidence suggests that ingestion of alcohol while using a… CONTINUE READING


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