Electrolyte Drinks For Diabetes: The 9 Most Common Drinks

Igor Klibanov
12 min readJan 16

By: Emily Ing and Igor Klibanov

So, you’ve heard about these things called electrolyte drinks and how they can almost work miracles for diabetics. Now you want to learn more about them and if they can really help you out.

You’ve heard about all the undesirable side effects that can come from electrolyte imbalances, like:

  • Irregular heartbeat… as if you need any more worries about your heart
  • Weakness… when you might have low energy levels to begin with
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting

…not exactly fun stuff. So you figure if you balance your electrolytes, you might be able to avoid these… and maybe even make your diabetes better in the process.

In this article we’ll be covering a few topics about electrolyte drinks, and helping you navigate the best plan of action for yourself. Here’s what we’ll be going over:

  • What are electrolytes
  • What do electrolytes do in the body
  • Symptoms of electrolyte imbalances
  • Why electrolyte drinks for diabetics
  • Common electrolyte drinks
  • Good sources of electrolytes

Before we hop in, you might be wondering what qualifies me to be talking about all of this and if you can trust a single thing I say. Let me introduce myself, I’m Igor. Nice to meet ya 🙂

  • I’m a personal trainer with a degree in kinesiology and health science
  • I’m the author of 7 books all about health and nutrition. Including the bestseller, Type 2 Diabetes Reversal Secrets
  • I have worked with real people who are diabetic and pre-diabetic (like Mandy, John and others) and have helped them navigate electrolyte usage.

Now, let’s hop into the article.


Before we can start talking about electrolytes, let’s just make sure we have a solid understanding of what they even are.

Electrolytes may seem like a big fancy science word, but in simplest terms electrolytes are…

Igor Klibanov

Igor Klibanov is the author 7 books on exercise and nutrition, including 2 bestsellers. Read more of his articles at http://www.FitnessSolutionsPlus.ca/blog

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