Welcome to Drinking with Diabetes!
A resource for young adults with Type 1 Diabetes
(and members of their support networks!)
interested in learning how to drink responsibly.
———   Who Are You?    ———

1. Test Your Alcohol IQ

Do you know enough about alcohol and its effects to make informed decisions? Take this quiz to find out!

2. Get Educated

Get the facts about how alcohol affects the body, the health risks it can pose, how it interacts with diabetes and more!

3. Share Your Knowledge

Here's a secret: We don't have all the answers. Your stories, questions, advice and opinions are what make this site useful. Learn how you can help us help you!


Recent Posts

  • We are all about living with diabetes. We are supporting and giving to Spare a Rose again this year. For children around the world with type 1 diabetes, lack of access to insulin is the most common cause of death. And in some areas of the world, most children with […]

  • 1 Happy Diabetic, Live (sort of) from Vacation in Mexico

    1 Happy Diabetic, Live (sort of) from Vacation in Mexico

    Diagnosed when he was 8 years old, Bill Woods created his first diabetes video in 2007, now his videos have been seen over 1 Million times! His award-winning videos for “Making Sense of Diabetes” led the way in spreading awareness of diabetes through internet video creation. Bill has done speaking […]

  • The Cinnamon

    The Cinnamon

    Life is better with a laugh, life with diabetes is no different. Enter the Cinnamon. Diabetes News. Based in Reality. Satirized to Perfection.   Get your diabetes snark on. Like the Cinnamon on Facebook.  https://www.facebook.com/thecinnamon?fref=ts  

  • Real Life. Mike Hoskins On Scare Tactics.

    Real Life. Mike Hoskins On Scare Tactics.

    I strongly remember my endo and diabetes team telling me horror stories about how I wasn’t allowed to drink, because if I did it would somehow lead to me not being in control of my diabetes management. Yes, it was a scare tactic used to “keep me in line,” but I wonder now that maybe it had the opposite effect and had some profound impact on shaping my views about drinking with diabetes when I was younger.

  • Drinking and Diabetes – There is an App for that

    Drinking and Diabetes – There is an App for that

    Yes Virginia there is a app for drinking with diabetes. A friends sent us an email from the UK diabetes meeting about a poster presentation about it and shared website and press release that in part says: Having type 1 diabetes means that it is important to know how to keep […]



DrinkingwithDiabetes.com is a resource for young adult Type 1 diabetics and their support networks to help navigate interactions around alcohol. Alcohol is often an integral part of social life on college campuses and while all students face risks, there are a number of unique and serious ones specific to insulin-using diabetics. Learning how to navigate those risks and make informed decisions for themselves about the role alcohol plays in their lives.

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