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Alcohol fact sheet

Most people can enjoy alcohol in moderation. But drinking too much alcohol can be harmful to your health.

If you choose to drink alcohol, it should be on your terms. When you have diabetes, there are some extra things to consider when you drink alcohol. Alcohol can affect your judgement when looking after your diabetes. It can also have many different effects on your body.

Read more in our fact sheet Alcohol.

Diabetes Australia acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this Country. We recognise their connection to land, waters, winds and culture. We pay the upmost respect to them, their cultures and to their Elders, past and present. We are committed to improving health outcomes for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people affected by diabetes and those at risk.

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