Red Wine and type 2 Diabetes


Health is one of the chief notes in our life. Healthy body requires healthy food and drinks and normal healthy lifestyle. There are researches and studies going on throughout the world to improve our life.

New reaches says that the type 2 diabetic patience can enjoy alcoholic drinks in moderation and red wine gives them better result.

This new study was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Researcher Iris Shai of Ben Gurion University says: There is a myth that alcohol is not so safe for diabetic patient.


The two years of research on diabetic people finally suggested that red wine helps them in number of ways.

Shai recruited 225 people aging from 40- 75 who were facing elevated blood sugar problem and gave them a Mediterranean style diet for two years. Everyone in the study was eating the same food but they were divided into 3 groups on their drinks:

  • Drinking one glass of red wine per day
  • Drinking one glass of white wine per day
  • Drinking mineral water.

During this period from June 2010 to May 2012 they assigned everyone 150 ml of water and drinks.

After 2 years they concluded that people with a glass of red wine at dinner had better cardiovascular and better controlled Type 2 diabetes. Additionally, they find improvement in their levels of good cholesterol.

They also found that the red wine drinkers had better lipid variations, better sleep and overall better metabolic system.

It is really very good news for type 2 diabetic patients however more researches are required and new researches are taking place as we speak.

Diabetes is one of the most widely spread diseases and nearly 433 million people are affect by it. Only in America nearly 29million people have diabetes and most of the cases are of type 2 diabetes, which is not a good one.

It is condition in which body doesn’t make enough amount of insulin or does not use insulin correctly or both. That results into a high level of sugar in blood.

People with type 2 diabetes have to control the sugar or blood glucose by medication, life style changes or preferably both. Diet is the key.

Our foods have carbohydrate that causes the blood sugar to go up and avoiding this is not very easy as it is in fruits, sweets, breads and starches.

Diabetes affects our vital body organs such as, kidney, heart, skin and eyes. Maintain a healthy life style and now you can drink red wine in moderate amount and enjoy life and your parties.

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