Is it safe for a type 1 diabetic to drink Lo-Carb Monster Energy drinks? Ever since I was diagnosed (about a month ago), I haven't had one since I don't know if it could have any serious effects.

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Probably as safe as drinking a diet coke!
+1

Monster drinks taste like p*** though. I like the diet Red Bulls much better.
Jason aka Oneless, how do you know what p*** tastes like, this is all very revealing.
Irish:

Oh, Jo, are you evil!

Lois
I know, I know !
Well come now, you know it's gotta be sweet. :)
same here
honestly i wouldn't drink them, there not good for people without diabetes, they sure can't be good for people with. But i see no reason to splurge in it from time to time.
Safe? What's in the drink? Like Arielle said, you can eat and drink anything, you just have to be willing to keep track of how it affects you. I'd not waste insulin on a Monster Energy Drink as I'd rather have a bannana. The only effect the drink will have is raising your bg. Even low carb will do this.
They told me it wasn't that bad for a diabetic than a non-diabetic, it affects your heart and some people can have heart attacks with those drinks. Also, it is not approved from the FDA. I drink it once in a while cause my sugar levels go high. Like yesterday i had one and i woke up with 276.
I drink one everyday, its my version of coffee LOL

the caffeine can and probably will make you go slightly high. I'd see how it affects you before you start correcting though :)
Drink em up Jonesy...5-Hour Energy FTW!

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