Category: Diabetes

False DUI for Medical Conditions, Fasting, or Dieting

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Arrests for DWI or DUI should be for those who are driving while impaired. False arrests for DWI or DUI for medical conditions are not acceptable. They can also be fatal. Sober diabetic drivers, those with liver disease, are fasting, or are eating a low carb diet shouldn’t be arrested. Any of these these conditions …

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Alcohol and Diabetic Retinopathy (Drinking is Protective)

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Are alcohol and diabetic retinopathy (DR) linked? There is strong evidence that they are. But first, what is DR?      Overview I.   The Disease II.  The Study III. Risk Factors IV.  Resources Alcohol and Diabetic Retinopathy I. The Disease DR is a disease that causes impaired vision or even total blindness. It does …

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Drinking Alcohol & Diabetes, Cardiovascular Health, & Death

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Investigators reviewed existing research on the effects of drinking alcohol and diabetes, cardiovascular health, and death. They focused on type 2 or adult-onset diabetes.         Overview I.  Research Evidence II. Diabetes III.Resources I. Research Evidence They found that light and moderate alcohol consumption decreases the risk of diabetes, according to most studies. …

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Drinking Alcohol and Type 2 Diabetes (Adult Onset Diabetes)

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The subject of drinking alcohol and type 2 diabetes is important to many diabetics. About six percent of the US population suffers from the disease. Tens of millions of people around the globe have diabetes. Many more are at risk.               Overview I.   About Type 2 Diabetes II. …

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Alcohol and Metabolic Syndrome Risk: Drinking Helps

Moderate drinking of alcohol and metabolic syndrome helps reduce the risk. This is important because the syndrome increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. These are all serious diseases. Metabolic syndrome (MS) consists of excess body fat around the waist, high blood pressure, a high blood sugar level, and high cholesterol levels. Study …

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False Breath Tester Results: Caused by Many Common Things

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False breath tester results are caused by any of a number of things. A major cause of false breath tester results is acetone in the breath.     Overview I.   Acetone II.  Summary III. Resources I. Acetone Acetone in the breath is one cause of false blood alcohol concentration (BAC) results. Readings from such machines …

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