CHAPTER8

Alcohol, Smoke, and Supplement Intake

In This Chapter

  • The benefits and risks of drinking alcohol
  • Why quitting smoking is important for your health
  • Common dietary supplements and diabetes management

While there are some behaviors known to increase your health risks, such as drinking alcohol and smoking tobacco, you may also be risking your health through actions you think you’re taking to help it, such as consuming supplements. In this chapter, we go over how to safely fit alcohol into your diabetes plan, if you’d like to, as well as the importance of moderation. We then cover the ways smoking negatively affects your health, particularly ...

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