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What is one serving of alcohol?

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One drink equals:

  • 5 ounces of wine
  • 12 ounces of beer
  • 1.5 ounces of hard liquor (whiskey, vodka, tequila, gin)

SOURCES: 

American Diabetes Association.

Diabetes Care, January 2003, Supplement 1.

Franz, M. Diabetes Spectrum, 2000.

WebMD Medical Reference: "Your Guide to Diabetes."

News release, Calorie Control Council.

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on November 6, 2020

SOURCES: 

American Diabetes Association.

Diabetes Care, January 2003, Supplement 1.

Franz, M. Diabetes Spectrum, 2000.

WebMD Medical Reference: "Your Guide to Diabetes."

News release, Calorie Control Council.

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on November 6, 2020

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