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Heavy #alcohol consumption is known to contribute to an increased risk of developing some forms of #diabetes – see Fact Sheet

Heavy alcohol consumption significantly increases the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes

Alcohol Concern have produced a new fact sheet that explains the link between drinking alcohol and the disease.

alcohol and diabetes factsheet

Consuming large amounts of alcohol – particularly through binge drinking – may increase the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. While people who have developed diabetes do not necessarily need to give up alcohol, those treating it with tablets or insulin should monitor their blood glucose levels whenever they are consuming alcohol.

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Group Manager: Community Safety and Substance Misuse
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